Winter is almost here, and that means it’s time to get your heating system primed and ready for regular use over the next few months. The best way to make sure that your heating system is ready for the winter season is to schedule some preventative heating maintenance. Let’s examine the benefits of fall heating maintenance, and the consequences of neglecting it.
Why Schedule Fall Maintenance?
There are a few very simple reasons why you should schedule your annual maintenance during the fall season. The first is that the best time to conduct any sort of preventative maintenance on a system is right before you’re going to be using it often. This ensures that your heating system is in the best possible shape to take on the increased strain of what will most likely be daily use.
The second reason is somewhat related to the first: convenience. Just as conducting fall maintenance will drastically lessen the chance of a serious problem occurring with your heating system, neglecting that maintenance will increase the chances if a strain-induced breakdown. This will be doubly-bad for you, as demand for HVAC repairs increases wait times during winter. That could leave you without heat for days while you wait for a professional to arrive.
The third reason is cost. There’s a reason why smart homeowners don’t just wait until something breaks to call for repairs. Problems are always cheaper to fix the earlier you catch them, especially when it comes to issues that can affect other parts of your heating system. The longer you wait between maintenance sessions, the more the chance of a major breakdown increases. Even though there is some unavoidable wear and tear in all systems, regular maintenance can still mitigate that as much as possible.
So, get your heater checked this fall to make sure you stay warm all winter. It can only benefit you, and it’s a lot better than the alternative. If you haven’t scheduled your fall maintenance yet, call AZ Air Conditioning and Heating. Our heating technicians cover the entire Los Angeles area.