Homeowners who think that annual service for their HVAC systems is not a valuable investment would be wrong. In fact, annual service is a proven way to ensure that your system operates efficiently, and efficiency is the cornerstone upon which a host of other benefits rest. Because of the perks that regular maintenance provides, investing in annual service makes more than just financial sense.
The efficiency of your heating system depends on clean components. In fact, dirt buildup is probably a heating system’s number one enemy, as it creates a domino effect on the health of your system. When dirt is left unchecked and can access your heating system, it slowly begins to eat away at its efficiency. That’s because if dirt and dust build up on the furnace blower, for example, then there’s a layer of film resting on the fan blades, the motor, etc. Over time as this dirt gathers, the blower will have to work harder, which means it must consume more energy. Imagine how buildup will affect the efficiency of the entire system as it grows on each component.
To avoid unnecessary decreases in heating system efficiency, annual service will keep the system clean and running at peak capacity. During the service appointment, your HVAC contractor will check all of the system’s components, including:
- Electrical controls
Once you’ve assured the efficiency of your heating system with annual service, you’ll benefit from the perks a well-running system has, such as:
- Long Life: Regular maintenance is a proven way to extend the life of your system.
- Fewer Repairs: Maintenance will help to prevent wear and tear, and catch problems before they become big, expensive ones.
- Energy Savings: With a system operating at top capacity, requiring fewer repairs, and lasting longer, you’ll end up saving big in the short-term on your monthly utility bills and in the long-term in relation to the lifetime expenses of the system.
Keep your heating system in peak condition all winter long by scheduling your annual service appointment today. The leading HVAC experts in the Calgary area can help. Contact Arpi’s Industriestoday!
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