If you’ve ever considered doing your own air conditioner maintenance to save money, 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 air conditioner is more complicated than you might think. Even if you don’t know the first thing about air conditioners, you might be thinking about skipping your annual appointment to save some cash. That could be another costly mistake. Maybe you haven’t had any challenges with your system recently, but who’s to say it will last.
Whether you’re contemplating doing maintenance yourself or skipping it altogether, here are some of the reasons it’s wise to hire an experienced professional to do the maintenance:
- Technicians have the right training: Although we have an abundance of information and helpful tips with the internet, it won’t provide the education an expert gets from certified institutions. Following their education, our technicians at Three Rivers Heating & Cooling are experts in all things HVAC. It’s much easier to trust their work now rather than having to face other challenges down the road.
- Technician tune-ups are more thorough: The professionals will take a look at all of the different components during the appointment. They’ll check your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. They are also able to recognize any symptoms of potential issues.
- Tune-ups can save you money in the long run: A professional will have an easier time looking for any potential issues. Continuing to run your air conditioner could cause serious damage , resulting in more expensive repairs or even replacement. The professionals at Three Rivers Heating & Cooling can identify issues before they become too serious—reducing your expenses. And a properly maintained system will run more efficiently, helping your energy bills.
There’s still time to schedule your annual maintenance appointment. Three Rivers Heating & Cooling will make sure your system is working appropriately. Contact us at 503-213-4433 to schedule an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.