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It’s Time to Schedule Spring Maintenance

Heating season may be coming to a close, but it is still important to schedule heater service now. Turning your heater off and ignoring potential problems will only lead to more issues down the road. Now is a great time to schedule heating maintenance and take care of any repair needs that may be present.

If you have been searching for heating and air near me in an attempt to find the right HVAC team for your home and family, you’re in the right place. Our team is here to help with all of your heating and cooling needs. You can keep reading to learn more about why now is a great time to schedule maintenance for your heater.

Get Peace of Mind

It is easy to think that you can put off heating maintenance until later in the year. After all, heating season is winding down and soon you’ll be turning your heater off completely, if you haven’t already. But putting off service is never a good idea. When you prioritize the service now, you can have the peace of mind of knowing that your heater is in top condition for later in the year. 

You can rest easy without worrying about what problems you may face when you schedule a service appointment at the end of summer or in early fall. If you suspect that your heater was having problems towards the end of the season, that just makes service now even more important.

Boost Energy Efficiency

Unfortunately, when heater problems sit for longer they can become more serious, even when your heater is turned off and not in use. Addressing problems now and making tweaks to the system can help boost heating efficiency for later in the year. When you do turn your heater back on in the fall, you can operate it knowing that you’re saving on your energy costs because you prioritize heating service at the end of the last season. 

Plus, the savings can actually outweigh the cost of scheduling maintenance in the first place. This is especially true when you consistently schedule maintenance year after year to help your heater maintain strong energy efficiency across its entire lifespan.

Save on Repair Costs

Prioritizing maintenance is also saving you in another way because you don’t have to worry about more serious repairs. Maintenance is when our team makes small tweaks to your system or replaces parts completely as they are wearing down. 

Doing this early keeps problems from getting so bad that they lead to your heater breaking down completely. Instead of looking at maintenance as an expense, we encourage you to look at it as an investment that will prevent more serious repairs in the future.

Extend Heater Lifespan

You also have to consider that serious repair needs can leave lasting damage inside your heater. Putting off repairs until they are absolutely necessary means that problems fester inside of your heater and create wear that cannot be addressed with repairs. 

When one component struggles inside of your heater, the rest of the unit is trying to pick up the slack and work harder to still heat your home, which adds strain to the unit. The strain is what leads to lasting damage. Keeping up with maintenance greatly reduces strain and increases the likelihood that your heater can have a longer-than-average lifespan.

Thank you for choosing Ace Home Services, who you used to know as Canella Heating and Air. Call us today to schedule an appointment for air conditioning service.

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