The Importance of Professional Air Conditioner Maintenance

September 12, 2018

If you’ve ever considered doing your own air conditioner maintenance to save money, you aren’t the only one. While it’s attractive, trying to tune up your own air conditioner provides the potential for bigger expenses and errors. Your HVAC system is more complicated than you might think. Even if you don’t know the first thing about air conditioners, you might be thinking about skipping your annual appointment to save some cash. 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, here are some of the reasons it’s wise to hire an experienced professional to do the maintenance:

  • Technicians have the necessary training: Although we have an abundance of information and helpful tips with the internet, it’s not going to have the same impact as the education an expert gets from certified institutions. Following their education, our technicians at WM J Kraus & Son are experts in whatever your HVAC system needs. It’s going to save time by doing it right the first time than having to face other challenges down the road.
  • Technician tune ups are more in-depth: The professionals will take a look at all of the different components during the 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.
  • Tune ups can save you money in the long run: A professional will have an easier time looking for any potential issues. Continuing to run your system could cause serious damage , resulting in more expensive repairs or even replacement. One of the experts from WM J Kraus & Son can identify issues before they become too serious—eliminating extra costs to you. And a properly maintained system will run more efficiently, helping your energy bills.

There’s still time to schedule your annual maintenance appointment. WM J Kraus & Son will make sure your system is working appropriately. Give us a call at 319-229-2318 to arrange an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.