ACWe may have gotten record rainfall over the last few months, but that time is almost at an end. Spring is here, and for us that means it’s time to prepare our homes for the hot months. Before summer gets here, it’s a very good idea to make sure that your air conditioner is ready to cope with the heat. That means scheduling preventive maintenance now, before you start to rely on the system on a regular basis. Have a look at some of the reasons that you really should schedule preventive maintenance in the next couple of weeks.

Lower Monthly Bills

As you use your air conditioner over the years, it’s going to wear down. There’s nothing you can do to stop wear and tear entirely, and it will almost always be the eventual death of the system. However, you can certainly slow down the effect of wear and tear as much as possible. Scheduling preventive maintenance gives your technician the opportunity to find areas in the air conditioner that are not performing as well as they should be, and fix them. This increases the efficiency of the air conditioner, which lowers your monthly bills.

Decreased Frequency of Problems

The vast majority of problems that develop with an air conditioner are due to the wear and tear on various parts eventually causing those parts to fail. Much of the wear and tear on an air conditioner occurs during the summer. If you want to pay less for repairs on your air conditioner, preventive maintenance is the best way to do it. An air conditioner that receives regular maintenance is far less likely to develop problems related to wear and tear, because its various parts are in much better condition than a system that doesn’t receive maintenance.

Longer Effective Lifespan

As we said above, you’re not going to be able to totally eliminate wear and tear on your air conditioner. Sooner or later, the system will eventually give out from old age. However, the more consistent you are with scheduling preventive maintenance, the longer your air conditioner is likely to last. The longer the system lasts, the better your return on investment. So, you should be sure to schedule preventive maintenance every single year to make sure that your system lasts as long as possible.

Spring Maintenance

The air conditioner is put under the most strain during summer, so the best time to schedule maintenance for it is during the spring. This will ensure that your air conditioner is in the best possible condition to cope with the added demand. If you are reading this later in the summer, though, you should still schedule preventive maintenance if you haven’t already. It’s much better for your air conditioner to receive maintenance late, than not to get it at all.

Total Comfort, Inc. offers comprehensive air conditioning maintenance services in Chino, CA. If you need to schedule maintenance for your air conditioner, contact us today for an appointment. We will help keep your home cool and comfortable during the summer.