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Why Spring Is the Best Time for AC Maintenance & Tune-Ups

HVAC technician providing springtime AC Maintenance

We are beginning to see signs of spring throughout Cincinnati, and it has many homeowners excited for warmer weather ahead. It also means that soon heaters will be switched off in favor of air conditioners. Is your unit up to the task? If it hasn’t had a tune-up in a while, the answer may be no! Let’s talk about the importance of AC maintenance and why the spring season is the best time to have it done.

Tune Up or Ship Out

Homeowners often take it for granted that unless there’s a glaring problem, their AC unit will continue operating normally. This is a mistake that could end up costing you major money down the road. Air conditioners work hard in the spring and summer – especially in our area – and over time can build up dust, develop leaks, and wear down small parts. These are minor issues as long as a professional catches them early on and provides a proper fix. But if regular maintenance is put off, they can add up to serious problems that could even result in early replacement of the AC unit. That’s why a preventative tune-up is a smart task to add to your spring to-do list. 

A well-maintained system will run more efficiently, lowering utility bills and creating a more comfortable home. It will also improve air quality, reduce the chance of a mid-season breakdown, and live longer. In fact, regular tune-ups can help your AC unit last up to twice as long as one that is disregarded!

Now Is the Time

Cincinnati and the surrounding areas are coming off a harsh winter, which can take a toll on your HVAC unit. Before it has to face the demands of summer, early spring is a great time to have your system checked by a trained technician. They’ll look for any problems that may have developed over the colder months, clean all parts, and ensure the unit is in top shape to provide cool air all summer long.

Spring is also a bit of an off season for HVAC companies, since the mild weather lends itself to fewer emergency calls. That means they’re more available to get the job done when it works best for you with little interruption.

Stay Cool with AC Maintenance

If you’ve been putting off an AC tune-up, Schneller Knochelmann understands. Many homeowners delay maintenance until they run into a larger problem with their home’s cooling system. Stay ahead of the game by scheduling your AC maintenance in the spring, so your home will stay cool and comfortable all summer long.

Give Schneller Knochelmann a call at 513-407-4424 for fast service in Cincinnati, Covington, and the surrounding areas.

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