Benefits of Routine HVAC Maintenance01/29/2015 Home comfort is very important to a good deal of people. Since this is the case, it’s surprising how many people don’t maintain the systems responsible for their comfort. Your HVAC system needs a little love. Routine maintenance is essential to keeping your furnace and air conditioner running efficiently and keeping you comfortable. It’s easy and very beneficial to schedule routine HVAC maintenance. You’ll discover: Improved efficiency—A well-maintained HVAC system will work as efficiently as it can. This equals more money savings and more comfort for you. Longer lifespan—Routine maintenance can lessen your need for repairs and help prolong the life of your HVAC system. Think of your HVAC system like a car; it’ll take care of you if you take care of it. More comfort—Your home is most comfortable when your HVAC is running properly. Plus, routine maintenance can potentially help you avoid an AC breakdown in the heat of summer or a furnace malfunction on a freezing winter’s night. Increased reliability—You rely on your HVAC equipment all through the toughest months of the year, and it works hard for you. Keeping it maintained also means keeping it running steadily. Really, what’s the point of an HVAC system if it’s not running consistently? When your HVAC system is working well, it may be difficult to remember to schedule routine maintenance. Plan it on your calendar. You’ll thank yourself when you notice how refreshing it is to be inside on a humid day or how cozy your house feels when you come in from the cold—all because your HVAC is functioning as it should. Call Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. in Scottsboro at 256-574-1300 or schedule an appointment online to learn more or to schedule routine maintenance on your HVAC equipment.