Ask the Expert: Why Is AC Maintenance Important?

Posted on June 6, 2014

Have you ever looked at your air conditioner or your furnace and thought, “Do I really need to call a professional for maintenance when I don’t see anything wrong with it?” The answer is “Yes!” Experts agree that having your Palm Springs air conditioning repair service perform preventive maintenance on your unit annually is crucial.

Lennox, a leading global name in home comfort, suggests that you think of your heating and cooling system as being similar to a car: You wouldn’t expect a car to run at its best without changing the oil at regular intervals, right? You wouldn’t expect the brakes to last forever and know they must be serviced at due times, correct? Just as these are true for a vehicle, your air conditioning and unit needs maintenance, even when nothing noticeable is “wrong”.

It is recommended that homeowners call on an expert for air conditioning repair in Palm Desert and surrounding areas at least once every year, ideally in the spring, to have their home climate control systems undergo a check-up. Preventive maintenance is the key to not only keeping your unit and its components running for as long as possible, but it will also save you money on your energy usage and energy bills as well. In the event you do have a hidden problem with any part of your unit, having it repaired now can save you more expenses down the road if the small problem were to become a major heating and cooling system issue!

The best time to call for an appointment is in the spring for a few reasons. You’ll want to call before the hot summer temperatures arrive. Dealers, technicians and retailers have the best, most innovative models often on sale during this time, and you’ll be able to catch and remedy any issues that may come between you and a cool, comfortable summer indoors. You don’t want to be stuck in the middle of summer with a malfunctioning air conditioner, so call an AC service in Palm Springs and surrounding areas now while outdoor temperatures are still comfortable and mostly mild.

Call the General to schedule your annual maintenance tune-up on your Palm Springs energy efficient AC unit today!