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3 Reasons a Regular AC Inspection is Important


Regularly maintaining and inspecting your air conditioning system helps it run efficiently all summer long. It also saves you from having to deal with emergencies and bearing the costs associated with air conditioner repairs and even early replacement. Let’s face it, an air conditioning system inspection is important for the longevity of your unit.

Routine inspection of your air conditioner can increase energy efficiency, which results in reduced energy bills. Above all, routine inspection not only resolves existing HVAC problems, but also caters to potential problems that can lead to bigger issues if not treated in time.

An AC inspection generally includes checking the drain line, coils, connections, blower, supply lines, return lines, operating temperatures and pressure, motor, and refrigerant levels.

We also recommend reaching out to a professional air conditioning service provider to have your air ducts professionally examined and cleaned and repaired, if necessary. Inspection of ductwork is important to ensure there are no leaks in the ducts, which can cause your system to run longer than it should while increasing your electricity bill.

Besides getting minor issues treated beforehand and saving money, an HVAC inspection has several other advantages. Here are three important benefits of an air conditioning inspection.

1.   Safety and Security

Your ventilation system can often collect dirt and debris over time. This harms the overall quality of the air that your HVAC system is supplying. Poor indoor air quality can make you and your family more susceptible to developing breathing problems, especially family members who suffer from asthma, allergies, and other respiratory illnesses.

Furthermore, regular AC maintenance involves a thorough inspection. This can identify potential problems and save you and your family from any upcoming risks, such as the presence of mold or carbon monoxide. It can also tell you if your AC needs cleaning. This is an important procedure to keep your AC in good shape and increase its durability.

HVAC specialists introduce fixes and even overhauls when needed so that you and your family can have clean air and live in a dirt-free atmosphere.

2.   Utility Bills

Failing to have a detailed AC inspection performed can result in the system not being able to perform at an optimal level, causing the system to struggle to function. When the system is hard at work, it obviously requires and uses extra energy and ultimately increases your energy costs.

Hiring professionals to check your heating and air conditioning system for problems is important. Providing regular cleaning and maintenance can resolve a lot of your existing and potential AC problems. These include leaking refrigerants, failing thermostats, clogs, etc. Through inspections and fixing minor issues, you will allow the system to function smoothly, ultimately leading to decreased energy bills.

3.   Air Circulation

As we mentioned, scheduling and arranging regular maintenance and inspections for your air conditioning unit is important. Regular maintenance can also ensure that your system is running in optimal condition, which can help improve your home’s indoor air quality. Remember to regularly replace your system’s air filters to catch contaminants and pollutants from entering your living spaces.

Contact Nelson Comfort for AC Maintenance Services

Contact the professional HVAC system technicians at Nelson Comfort today to have your heating and cooling system inspected. We’re an air conditioning company you can trust to deliver exceptional service on every call. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

About The Author


Dan Detmer

Dan Detmer is the owner of Nelson Comfort. Dan was born into the heating and cooling industry, coming from a family of well respected HVAC contractors in Dayton, Ohio. After working in the family business, Dan decided to work for a local HVAC wholesale business helping local contractors grow their business. When he felt his heart moving him back into the residential and light commercial business, Dan joined the Mortimer Heating & Cooling team in Cincinnati, where he had called home and become part of the community for several years. After a short period of time Dan purchased the company and created what is today, Nelson Comfort. Today he operates a company based on integrity, honesty, and stellar customer service. If you have any questions feel free to tweet (at sign) NelsonComfort and we will get right back with you!

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