Spring in Birmingham, Alabama, is just around the corner, and you know what that means. It’s time for HVAC spring cleaning! This is more than just dusting off the vents and calling it good; it involves professional maintenance that will lead to a more efficient system. By the end of the winter, your system is likely in need of some professional TLC that will leave you with more money in your pocket every month. Here’s how spring cleaning can save you money.
The greatest benefit spring cleaning can have is bringing an increased level of efficiency to your HVAC system. These systems may be able to last up to 10 years, but that doesn’t mean they do it without any bumps in the road. With increased use (like the use your system was likely put through during the winter), your system becomes in need of some tweaking. Components need adjustment, filters need changing, and ducts may be in need of a cleaning.
All of these tasks may sound like a lot, but they save money in the long run. Faulty, dirty parts and leaky ducts may also be slowly leaking money. Having everything running at tip-top shape allows the system to put in less effort to produce the comfort you need in your home.
As mentioned above, an HVAC system generally lasts up to 10 years, possibly longer, but that’s only if the system is well taken care of. That time may even be extended with consistent maintenance and system check-ups. Keeping the system running efficiently will also increase the longevity of the system, saving you the money you would need to spend to replace a system that has stopped working as a result of disrepair.
The HVAC efficiency achieved through preventive maintenance and spring cleaning is well worth the cost. For more questions about spring cleaning, or if your system is in need of a professional touch, give us a call at (205) 509-1929.
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