Think of Preventative HVAC Maintenance as a Long-Term Investment

April 24, 2015
Ross and Witmer

With warmer weather quickly approaching in Charlotte, now’s the best time to ensure your HVAC system is in good working condition. The best way to accomplish this is through annual preventative HVAC maintenance.

Preventative HVAC Maintenance Explained

The concept behind preventative maintenance is simple. By having your heating and cooling equipment reviewed regularly, small issues can be identified and addressed before they become serious problems. Additionally, annual maintenance checks ensure that the components are lubricated and cleaned per the manufacturer’s specifications. This prolongs the useful life of your HVAC system, increases the system’s overall energy efficiency and can eliminate the need for costly emergency repairs.

Preventative Maintenance Plans

World-class HVAC companies often offer preventative maintenance plans that package maintenance services at an excellent cost. These often include the following services:

  • Lubricating moving parts
  • Cleaning or replacing air filters
  • Checking and adjusting operating pressures for optimal function
  • Verifying refrigerant levels and adding fluid when necessary
  • Thorough inspection of all wiring
  • Flushing drains to avoid back ups
  • Adjusting blower speed to meet the needs of your home
  • Safety testing the entire system to ensure all components are in good working order
  • Inspect ductwork

Once the inspection and maintenance is complete, the HVAC technician provides a complete overview of the system’s functions. If repairs are needed, the technician explains the need for the repair, as well as makes recommendations for resolving the issue. By proactively addressing these issues, homeowners can feel secure relying on their system to provide maximum indoor air comfort.

Learn more about Ross & Witmer’s preventative HVAC maintenance solutions, or give us a call at 704-392-6188 to schedule a routine checkup of your home’s HVAC system.

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