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Why Getting an Air Conditioner Inspection During Winter is Less Strange Than You Think


With much of the country covered in snow, it’s easy to put your home’s air conditioner in the back of your mind — after all, your home is already cold enough!

However, there are surprising benefits to calling in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company to come and inspect your air conditioning system during the winter. Doing so helps ensure that the unit’s filters, coils and other various parts are ready to run in their top condition.

If you’re still doubting that winter is one of the best times of the year to have air conditioning repair companies look at your indoor air conditioner, take a look at these three reasons why you should have your HVAC systems inspected this winter:

HVAC companies are less busy during this time of the year

During the summer months, most contractors who work at HVAC companies work on a completely full schedule — meaning it can be tough to schedule an air conditioning inspection that works for your schedule and the contractor’s. During the winter, however, HVAC workers have more free time, offering more flexibility and allowing you to schedule an inspection at a time that works best for you.

Routine HVAC maintenance saves you time and money

Having an HVAC contractor look at your air conditioner on a routine maintenance call is much more cost-effective and time-efficient than it would be to wait until your air conditioning unit breaks to call in a repair. You don’t want to have to wait for a contractor to repair your air conditioning unit at night or on a weekend when it’s 90 degrees outside. Also, having your HVAC system’s air filters changed every three months can help cut your energy bills and help keep allergens, dust and dirt out of the air.

Winter maintenance prevents problems and extends your air conditioner’s lifespan

When you have your air conditioner inspected by a professional on a regular basis, your home’s HVAC unit should have a lifespan that lasts between 12 to 15 years. And by having your air conditioner repaired and maintained during the winter, you can be certain that it will run as expected once the temperatures begin to rise.

Have any other questions about HVAC repair and maintenance? Feel free to ask by leaving a comment below.