Does An AC Require Service Every Year?

Does An AC Require Service Every Year?

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Does An AC Require Service Every Year?

Let’s start things off with a word of warning: As we move closer to the air conditioning season, Climate Control Company stresses this is not the time to procrastinate. As a result of the COVID19 pandemic, the country’s supply chain has been greatly impacted. This has caused significant equipment shortages and shipping delays. If you know, or even think you need, repairs or a replacement act NOW. If you don’t you could be stuck in a hot house. 

Why Maintenance is Important

If you smoke, drink, and never see the doctor you might still live to be 100…but the odds aren’t in your favor. The same is true when it comes to the air conditioning in your Glenwood Springs, Aspen, and Vail, CO home or business. While that may feel like a stark comparison, the principle is the same. You can ignore annual AC maintenance and your unit will last for 15 or 20 years. However, it’s much more likely you will suffer repeated breakdowns requiring expensive repairs and you will be buying a new air conditioner much sooner than expected.

Really No Different Than Your Annual Physical

Yes, we know your physical health is more important than AC maintenance, but the goal is the same: Identify and correct problems before they get serious and restore health.

  • Annual AC maintenance includes a thorough cleaning, a change of air filters, leak checks, and testing electrical components.
  • Normal wear and tear causes an air conditioner to lose efficiency. Annual AC maintenance helps restore normal operation and efficiency. 
  • AC maintenance also helps maintain good indoor air quality. This is an important step to keep your family safe from allergies and other health-related problems.
  • Wear and tear can also cause air conditioning components to overheat. A trained Climate Control Company technician can identify that damage and determine what’s causing it to happen during regular maintenance. 

Perception vs Reality

Like everyone in the HVAC business, Climate Control has to battle the perception that AC maintenance isn’t REALLY necessary and we’re just doing it to make money. Go ahead and do your own research. Virtually every independent consumer advice site on the internet will confirm the value of regular tune-ups.

Don’t Wait Too Long

Spring has arrived and that means it’s time to call Climate Control to schedule your AC maintenance. The longer you wait, the more you risk having an air conditioning problem when the hot weather arrives in Glenwood Springs, Aspen, and Vail, CO.