Even though the official end of summer is less than a month away, we know that here in the greater Columbia, South Carolina area that the head and humidity will stick around for a bit. That means you’ll still need your home feeling cool and comfortable, which is why you can never be too cautious or careful when it comes to your air conditioning unit. Annual AC maintenance is one of the most effective ways to maintain the function of your Columbia, SC home’s air conditioner. Air conditioning maintenance is also one of the best ways to improve energy efficiency and to extend the life of your AC unit. Keep reading below to learn the importance of AC maintenance.
Catch Potential Problems & Avoid Costly Repairs
An air conditioning tune-up is performed in a relatively short amount of time but in that time, the entire unit will be carefully inspected by a certified and trained HVAC technician. We will check for any potential and developing repair or maintenance issues and catch them before they become expensive problems. Catching these AC problems in the early stages allows you to address them before your air conditioner stops working and leaves you and your family sweating in the Columbia, SC heat and humidity.
Inspect & Test Components
Regular AC maintenance will also include checking the function of components in order to ensure that they continue to work well. Our experienced technicians will test that components such as the blower motor, belt, vents, electrical connections, refrigerant levels, drainage lines, and the thermostat are all properly working. This helps to ensure your Columbia, SC home will keep cool and comfortable during the warmer months.
Improve Energy Efficiency & Save Money
An air conditioner that is properly taken care, cleaned, inspected, and tested will function and operate much better than a poorly maintained AC unit. Well maintained air conditioners don’t have to work as hard or run as long to cool your home. This improves energy efficiency and lowers your monthly utility bills.
Finally, regular AC maintenance will improve your homes comfort. Maintenance ensures your unit is prepared to tackle the Columbia, SC heat. Without maintenance, you are more prone to breakdowns major repairs which lead to home discomfort. If you are in need of AC maintenance or heating and cooling service, give E.F. Martin a call today! Our team is staffed with knowledgeable HVAC professionals who are ready to help you whenever you need it.