The Importance of Professional Air Conditioner Maintenance

September 12, 2018

If you’ve considered saving money by performing your own HVAC maintenance, it’s not as uncommon as you might think. While it’s appealing, trying to tune up your own air conditioner could end up costing more money if you make a mistake. Your air conditioner is more complex than it may appear. Even if you don’t know the first thing about air conditioners, you might be thinking about not scheduling your service appointment to reduce costs. That isn’t a great idea either. You may not have experienced any issues over the recent months, but that doesn’t mean it will continue that way forever.

Whether you’re considering doing maintenance yourself or skipping it altogether, check out the benefits of hiring a professional to check out your machine before you make a decision you could regret:

  • Technicians have the necessary training: While you can learn a lot about your home’s system through your owner’s guide and the internet, it won’t provide the education a technician gets from certified institutions. Following their education, our technicians at Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning are experts in everything related to heating and air conditioning. It’s smarter to have the work done correctly rather than having to make an emergency AC repair after some well-intentioned DIY work.
  • Technician tune ups are more comprehensive: A qualified technician will understand everything that needs to be addressed during a routine maintenance appointment. They’ll check your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. As part of the maintenance, they are also on the lookout for any signs of a more serious problem.
  • Professional tune ups can save you money: It’s not always easy for homeowners to understand indications of a potential problem. Continuing to run your system could cause serious damage that means you’ll need a costly repair or replacement down the road. The professionals at Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning can identify issues before they become too serious—reducing your expenses. And a properly maintained system will run more efficiently, helping your energy bills.

It’s not too late to schedule your routine maintenance. Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning is here to help ensure your air conditioner is running as it should. Call us at 209-257-3156 to book an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.