When the HVAC unit needs repair, your indoor comfort may be greatly compromised. You may find yourself not getting as much sleep at night because it’s too hot or too cold in your bedroom. It’s also not uncommon for people to experience worsening asthma or allergy symptoms when their HVAC unit needs repair. To keep all of this from happening, the best thing you can do is keep the HVAC unit in your Watkinsville, Georgia, home well maintained. Although some repairs can be expensive, maintaining and changing the HVAC unit’s air filter are great ways to save money on repairs.

Change the Air Filter

The air filter on the HVAC unit traps dirt, dust, and other debris. Its primary function is to ensure the air conditioner itself doesn’t endure wear and tear because of high levels of dirt and dust. With extreme wear and tear comes premature HVAC replacements and repairs. By regularly replacing the air filter, you can minimize dust and debris to optimize your system’s efficiency. Lower levels of dust and dirt in the HVAC system also results in better indoor air quality, which is pertinent for reducing allergy and asthma symptoms.

Invest in Regular Maintenance

Much like a car, your HVAC system needs regular maintenance. A technician can inspect the whole system to determine which parts need repair. Performing these repairs will help the system more effectively and efficiently heat and cool your home. Annual maintenance will keep repairs to a minimum, but two tune-ups each year is even better. The goal is to detect and address necessary repairs in a timely manner to ensure they don’t lead to even more costly repairs.

Are you ready to save money on repairs and schedule maintenance for your HVAC system? Contact Phelps Heating and Air Conditioning today at 770-288-5346.

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