Regular furnace and air conditioner maintenance is the single most important factor to ensuring years of trouble-free, energy efficient service no matter what type or brand of system you have. Of course, when your system is working, it’s the easiest thing to forget about and take for granted. Our tune-up is specifically designed to catch problems before they compromise your comfort or safety and make sure your system continues to operate efficiently and trouble-free. If you’re not convinced you need such a tune-up, consider these facts:
In other words, NOT performing this important maintenance on your home comfort system WILL cost you hundreds, if not thousands of dollars in repairs and unnecessary energy costs. It’s really just a question of when. What’s more, periodic maintenance protects your family’s health and safety and shields you from the hassles and headaches of untimely system breakdowns and costly major repairs.
Today’s homes eliminate nearly all wasteful air leaks, helping to control energy costs. Because homes are air-tight, pollutants are trapped indoors. The health hazards from indoor air pollutants are broadly recognized as one of today’s top environmental hazards.
Study after study shows that as homes become tighter and more energy-efficient, more contaminants become trapped inside. The air we breathe in our homes is loaded with pollutants like pollen, lung-damaging dust, pet hair, dander, dust mites, tobacco smoke, spores, disease-causing bacteria, and viruses.
According to medical experts, many viruses thrive in low humidity – increasing the likelihood of catching colds, flu, and upper respiratory ailments. The American Society of Otolaryngology even reports that it is important to prevent an overly dry environment because it makes people more susceptible to infection.
Central dehumidifiers pull air from every room in your home and remove the moisture and then sends dry air back throughout your heating ducts. It works in conjunction with your air conditioner to efficiently balance the humidity levels in your home.