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’re not alone. While it’s appealing, trying to tune up your own air conditioner provides the potential for bigger expenses and errors. Your HVAC system is more intricate than many people realize. 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 could be another costly mistake. Sure, your unit worked perfectly last year, but things change.

Whether you’re thinking of 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 appropriate training: As the internet has given us access to a lot of information and guidance, it won’t provide the education a professional gets from certified institutions. After going through their training, our technicians at Ilten's Incorporated are experts in all things HVAC. It’s going to save time by doing it right the first time than having to make costly repairs after.
  • Technician tune ups are more thorough: The professionals will take a look at all of the different components during the appointment. They’ll review your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. While they’re checking your system, they’ll be on the look out for indications of more serious issues.
  • Tune ups can save you money in the long run: It’s not always easy for homeowners to understand indications of a potential problem. Continuing to run your unit could cause serious damage that ends with expensive repairs or even replacement. The experts at Ilten's Incorporated can identify issues before they become too serious—saving you money in the end. And a properly maintained system will run more efficiently, helping your energy bills.

But don’t worry, you still have time to have a professional come out for your annual maintenance. Ilten's Incorporated is here to make sure your equipment continues to work as efficiently as possible. Call us at 319-208-3295 to book an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.