Benefits of Routine HVAC Maintenance01/29/2015As often as the comforts of home are fleeting thoughts, you’d think there would be a little more care given for the things that help give us that comfort. Whether it’s an air conditioner in the heat of the summer or a furnace in the cooler months, having routine maintenance performed on your HVAC equipment is key to keeping your home comfortable year-round. Arranging for routine maintenance is not only easy to do, but affords you these bonuses: Greater efficiency: keeping your HVAC equipment maintained allows it to run how it was supposed to run – at its most efficient level. And an HVAC system running at its best means that you can save money month after month. Longer lifespan: routine maintenance doesn’t just affect your system’s efficiency, but also factors in to the life of your HVAC equipment. Keeping up with scheduled maintenance can decrease the need for repairs while also lengthening the life of the system. In that regard, HVAC equipment is like a car. If you take care of it, it will take care of you. Heightened comfort: when your HVAC equipment is working at its highest, your home will be at its most comfortable because the system is working correctly. Arranging routine maintenance for your HVAC equipment makes certain you won’t be left with a useless furnace in the middle of winter or a busted air conditioner in the heat of the summer. Better reliability: when winter is its coldest and summer is its hottest, you really rely on the comfort that your HVAC equipment provides. It’s during these months of heavy usage that you can reap the benefits of a well-maintained system. Keeping up with routine maintenance ensures you won’t have to worry about the reliability of your system when you need it most. Sure, routine maintenance isn’t the most exciting thing to think about, but when you consider all of the benefits that come from doing it, it’s hard to look past. If you’d like to hear more about the importance of routine maintenance or have any questions about your HVAC equipment, don’t hesitate giving O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in the Main Line a call at 610-626-2540.