Despite its location in the Sunshine State, you won’t get by in Ocala, FL, without using a heater in winter. Failing to perform preventive maintenance can substantially shorten your heating system’s life. Here are four reasons proper heating maintenance is essential:
Increases Indoor Air Quality
According to the EPA, the concentration of some air pollutants is two to five times higher indoors than it is outside. Professional HVAC service technicians can thoroughly clean your heater during scheduled maintenance, improving your indoor air quality.
Lengthen Your HVAC System’s Life
On average, HVAC systems last 10 years. As with all things, your experience will vary. A system’s lifespan depends on three variables: climate, system model and regularity of maintenance.
Ocala’s often-humid climate subjects heaters to strain even when they aren’t in use. Also, you shouldn’t buy a new HVAC system unless your existing one has reached the end of its lifespan. Investing in maintenance this winter will lengthen your HVAC system’s life, helping you save money in the long run.
Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Heaters that burn fossil fuels release carbon monoxide. As you may know, carbon monoxide poisoning can cause illness and even death.
The CDC finds that at least 430 Americans die of carbon monoxide poisoning each year. Another 50,000 visit emergency rooms due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
During maintenance, our service technicians will test for carbon monoxide leaks. This important measure will help protect you and your loved ones this winter.
Keep Expensive Repairs at Bay
When heaters fail in winter, owners rarely wait to fix them. Rather, they schedule emergency repairs as soon as possible. With regular maintenance, you can avoid these unforeseen expenses.
Using a checklist, HVAC service technicians will look for failing parts, alerting you to any warning signs they find. Even if there aren’t any signs of trouble, the routine cleaning process will reduce the likelihood of unexpected repairs.
Whether you need heating maintenance or HVAC repairs, we’re right for the job. With multiple offices in the Ocala, FL, area, we’re able to provide timely service. Call our team at Sun Kool Air Conditioning, Inc. today to stay on top of your heater’s performance this winter.
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