Preventative maintenance agreements provide two precision tune-ups and cleanings of an HVAC system per year. Most preventative maintenance service agreements include an inspection of the HVAC system in the fall and an inspection of the HVAC system in the spring. This is to ensure that you have a warm home in the wintertime and a cool home in the summertime. For residents in High Springs, FL, preventative maintenance agreements give year-round indoor comfort. You’ll find that these service plans come in a variety of affordable packages depending on the size of your unit and needs. For just a few dollars a month, homeowners can have peace of mind knowing that their HVAC systems are in good operating condition. Investing in a regular service plan is the most cost-effective and intelligent way to protect your investment in your HVAC system.
What’s Included in a Service Maintenance Plan
Preventative service plans are designed to keep an HVAC system in top peak performance. With this in mind, these plans are much more than just a simple cleaning and maintenance. The tasks that service technicians perform go way beyond changing air filters and testing the thermostat. Most HVAC contractors have a very long checkpoint list of items to inspect and tasks to perform. Here’s a list of some of the issues service technicians address on a maintenance visit:
- Lubrication of motors and all bearings
- Full cleaning of furnace blower motor
- Check for leaks and repair
- Inspections of belts, sheaves and blower bearings
- Testing of operating pressures and temperatures
- Check on airflow and heat exchanger
- Inspection of safety controls
- Inspection and tightening of wire connections
Benefits of Regular Service Plans
In addition to offering discounts on parts and labor for needed repairs, regular service plans ensure indoor comfort, improve efficiency, decrease HVAC repairs and increase the longevity of a unit. It has been industry documented that service plans reduce the need for HVAC repairs by 40 percent. That’s a large percentage. With regular maintenance, you can definitely save on monthly utility expenses. It has also been documented that regular maintenance increases a unit’s efficiency by 30 percent. Studies have proven than regular maintenance increases a unit’s lifecycle by 30 percent. You can add up to six years of life to your HVAC system with regular service maintenance. With so many benefits, investing in a service plan is a no-brainer. Please contact our team of professionals at Bounds Heating & Air for more information on our annual service plans, and for all your HVAC needs.