There’s nothing better on a sweltering hot day than coming out of it and entering your comfortably air conditioned home or office. Unfortunately all too many of us take our air conditioning for granted until it breaks down in 40º heat.
You probably don’t know this but air conditioning units lose around 5% of their efficiency for every year that they’re running. As time goes on and with wear and tear, components weaken and break down, and without having had your A/C units regularly maintained, you could find yourself facing some hefty repair costs, or worse still needing to replace the unit altogether.
It’s a bit like running a car. If you regularly service it then there’s least chance of anything major going wrong and things should run smoothly. The same applies to air conditioning and by giving it a little TLC once or twice a year, it could save you a lot of money and avoid nagging from your wife!
Make savings on your electricity bill
You probably know too well how your electricity costs spike in the summer months. Air conditioning uses a lot of power and it will use more and more for every year that your A/C units go without maintenance. Even if your air con is energy efficient, those years of neglect will take their toll and you’ll end up paying for that when your electricity bill arrives. It’s not all doom and gloom, however. With proper care and maintenance we can keep your units running at almost their original efficiency.
Save on repairs
The thing you need to be aware of is that it costs less to maintain an air conditioning unit than it does to repair it. Sooner or later neglect will catch up with you and you can almost guarantee that your air con will pack up when summer heat is at its peak. Regular maintenance will lower the risk of your air con breaking down when you least expect it.
A competent electrician will check for leaks, clean out coils, check freon levels, and replace filters if required. They may seem like small things but a dirty filter or tiny leak can end up doing damage to your unit and your bank balance, if the problem is allowed to escalate.
Save on warranty
You may also find that your factory warranty is void if you neglect maintenance. Often an annual maintenance is one of the requirements of your warranty that the manufacturers insists upon. You could end up paying for needed repairs yourself.
So why not do yourself a favour and look at getting your A/C units serviced before the inevitable happens. Call Static Electrics today and keep your sanity.