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Why AC Maintenance Is Important For Your Home’s Health

Your cooling system affects the comfort and health of your entire home. When you avoid giving your system the attention it needs to run properly, this can negatively affect your health. Make sure you stay on top of your AC’s maintenance so that you can have a cool, healthy home during our hot summer months! Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of routine AC maintenance.

Save Money

At the end of the day, maintaining your cooling system will cause your AC expenses to go down; you can then put that money towards other important things. When your system undergoes routine maintenance, it will operate at maximum efficiency, saving you money in energy bills over time. Some homeowners don’t realize that skipping out on maintenance can actually cause your system to void its warranty. You will have to pay out of pocket for those expensive parts and pieces that may be required later on. When you have your system tuned every year, you’ll be able to put the money saved toward taking care of your home and family.

Dust entering home impacting air quality

Improve Indoor Air Quality​

Dust and debris easily accumulate throughout your system. As the buildup starts to block the pathway for airflow, your system will be forced to work harder to keep your home cool, eventually causing parts and pieces to wear down. The air that does make its way through will carry dust particles and debris with it, causing a decline in the quality of your home’s air. For those who already have health problems, such as asthma, this will only exacerbate their symptoms. When your cooling system is maintained, the air filters and surrounding areas remain clear.

Improve Your Comfort

Simple things like cleaning out your ductwork will allow your cooling system to more evenly and efficiently cool your home. Weak, stagnant airflow can cause discomfort, distracting you from taking care of other important things. After a tune-up, your system will be running smoothly and efficiently, allowing everyone to experience the comfort and peace of mind that it’s supposed to provide!

Air conditioning unit on fire

Reduce Fire Hazards

Faulty wiring or wiring that is held together by electrical tape should never be overlooked. As humidity and rain make their way back in the summer, moisture can seep under the tape, causing a fire, just like faulty wiring. When a technician tunes your AC system, they will be able to look for warning signs of dangerous things like poor electrical jobs, possibly even saving your family and your home. 

Don’t skip out on maintaining your cooling system; the health and well-being of your family depend on it. Now that you know it’s time for your next tune-up, call our team at Waldrop Plumbing, Heating & Air at (864) 536-0887, or contact us to schedule today.

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