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Why You Need a Professional to Conduct AC Maintenance

September 12, 2018

If the thought of servicing your air conditioner by yourself has come up, you’re not alone. While it’s attractive, trying to tune up your own air conditioner provides the potential for bigger expenses and errors. Your HVAC system is more complex than it may appear. Even if you don’t know the first thing about air conditioners, you might be thinking about postponing your yearly appointment to avoid the extra cost. That could be another costly mistake. Sure, your unit worked perfectly last year, but who’s to say it will last.

Whether you’re contemplating doing maintenance yourself or skipping it altogether, take a look at some of the benefits with selecting a qualified technician to take a look at your system:

  • Technicians have the right training: Although we have an abundance of information and helpful tips with the internet, it’s not going to have the same impact as the education a professional gets from certified institutions. Once they’ve completed their training and education, our technicians at PWA Heating & Cooling Inc are experts in whatever your HVAC system needs. It’s going to save time by doing it right the first time than having to make costly repairs after.
  • Technician tune ups are more thorough: During a maintenance appointment, a HVAC technician checks to make sure everything about your system is in working order. They’ll assess your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. As part of the maintenance, they are also on the lookout for any signs of a more serious problem.
  • You can see cost-savings after a professional tune up: You might not be able to recognize the early signs of a problem with your air conditioning. Continuing to run your unit could cause serious damage that ends with expensive repairs or even replacement. The experts at PWA Heating & Cooling Inc can recognize issues before they become too serious—eliminating extra costs to you. Proper maintenance keeps your system running efficiently and helps keep those utility bills lower.

But don’t worry, you still have time to have a professional come out for your annual maintenance. PWA Heating & Cooling Inc will make sure your system is working appropriately. Give us a call at 815-410-1231 to book an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.