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When Is a Good Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Your air conditioner has been working throughout the season to keep you cool, so it’s likely developed a lot of wear and tear this year. To keep worn down parts from causing problems with your air conditioner later on, most technicians recommend scheduling regular maintenance. Maintenance is a service in which many of the components of your unit are cleaned and adjusted. Additionally, a thorough inspection of your system helps a professional determine whether there exist any pending repair needs with your unit. However, fall is here, and the weather may begin to cool down soon, so you may wonder whether it is the right time to schedule maintenance.

Many experts say that the best time to schedule maintenance is toward the beginning of the cooling season. This is true, for the most part. Having a technician tune up your system early in the cooling season is a great way to keep sudden repair needs from interfering with performance or efficiency for the rest of the season. But if you haven’t scheduled air conditioning maintenance yet this season, now may be the best time for your system.

When a professional performs maintenance tasks, you’ll know if there’s anything wrong with your system before an unexpected breakdown. This gives you plenty of time to schedule repairs and take the right steps to prepare your system before the next cooling season. Even seemingly small problems such as a dirty condenser coil can significantly reduce efficiency, causing your unit to run for longer periods of time to cool your home. And as it runs longer and works harder, parts may begin to fall into a state of disrepair.

If it’s been a long time since anyone has looked at your unit, scheduling maintenance as soon as possible is a good step toward ensuring a fully functioning system in the following year. However, when your unit runs into problems, maintenance is not the right service for you. Whenever you notice something wrong with your system, let a technician know so that you can schedule immediate repairs and ensure the issue does not worsen over time.

For air conditioning services in Riverside, CA, call one of our skilled technicians at Avis Plumbing, Heating and Air today!

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