Why Spring is the Best Time to Have an AC Tune-Up

Spring is on our doorstep and in the spirit of fresh beginnings, don’t forget to schedule your annual AC tune-up. Without it, summer may not be so kind to you and your family. The last thing you want is for your AC to quit working when you need it most. The cool breezes and mild sunshine of spring won’t last for long, so check out these reasons why right now is a great time to schedule an AC tune-up.

Jumpstart Your HVAC System

By the time you’re transitioning to spring and summer, it’s likely that your AC has been off for at least seven months. That’s a long time for things to settle and go wrong. Pests can infiltrate your unit over the winter, and electrical parts can wear out. Dirt and debris can accumulate and clog up the system.

When you hire an HVAC technician in Roseville to conduct a spring tune-up, they can check the entire system before you have to switch it on. This will jumpstart the AC after a long period of dormancy.

Increase Efficiency

HVAC technicians can typically spot problems while they’re minor, and fix them before they worsen and cost you more. From mice that have chewed through electrical wires to clogged filters or condensate drain lines, AC tune-ups can address these issues now so that your system will work more efficiently. An efficient system saves you money on energy bills and reduces strain on your HVAC system as a whole.

Reduce Chances of a Breakdown

The last thing you need is for your AC not to work on the first hot and humid day of summer. When you schedule a tune-up in spring, your technician can work through potential issues before the temperatures rise, thus decreasing the likelihood of a breakdown at an inconvenient time.  

Reduce Humidity and Increase Air Quality

If the air in your home feels muggy, your HVAC system may need a repair or tune-up. Perhaps the filters need to be replaced and dust and mildew have accumulated over the winter. This detracts from your indoor air quality and how well the system can circulate air. High humidity can also result in odors. Poor air quality can result in respiratory complications, especially in those with allergies or asthma.

Recommended by EPA

The EPA and its program — Energy Star — recommends homeowners to get regular HVAC checkups to ensure the system is running smoothly while increasing its lifespan.

Prevent Expensive Problems in the Future

An AC tune-up in spring will identify problems early before they get out of control. It will cost you a lot less now to address the problem than if you wait till it becomes more serious.

Extend Lifespan

Your HVAC system will only outlast its intended lifespan with the proper care and maintenance.  With good care, your system should last between 10 and 15 years or more, while preserving the factory warranty.  

Flexible Schedules

Most HVAC companies have more free time in spring and aren’t as busy as they will be once summer hits. Because they will be busy answering calls for emergency repairs and tune-ups during summer, their prices go up at that time because the demand is so high.

During spring, though, you won’t have a problem getting someone to call you back and come out for service. Prices may be lower as well.

Contact Warm or Breezy Heating and Air Conditioning

Before spring gets underway, get in touch with us for an AC inspection and tune-up before the crowds. Get your free quote and schedule a visit when you call us now.