In Michigan, the Great Lakes rule the weather and climate. During the summertime, the region can feel like an oversized humidifier because there is more moisture in the air than any other time of year. With short nights and warm days, the lake waters gain more heat in summer and release this heat in the cooler months.
For many people in this region, the spring temperature shift is a welcome respite from the winter chill. It is also the ideal time for homeowners to get an HVAC tune-up.
As you emerge from your cozy winter den and bask in the sunlight, consider a regular maintenance check for your HVAC system. Here are few reasons why this can be a good idea for you and your family.
Should I get the system checked now or later?
Maintenance checks can be scheduled at any time of year, but a check-up at the beginning of spring in the Great Lakes region can maximize efficiency and reduce the possibility of a breakdown. A spring maintenance check can give you more peace of mind – and prevent a possible breakdown – before your unit must endure an intense period of usage for the spring and summer seasons.
Does maintenance matter?
Yes! Routine HVAC maintenance helps keep your system running for as long as possible. Check ups are recommended for all brands and types of heating and cooling system at least once per year because it is the most cost effective way to maintain the unit. Don’t wait to get an inspection! Repairs can be costly and your family could go without adequate air or heat for hours on end while awaiting repairs.
What does a HVAC tune up include?
A routine HVAC maintenance check should be done by a trained technician who evaluates the following elements and systems within the unit:
- General operations
- Electrical connections
- Thermostat setting
- Fan assessment
- Condensation drain
- Air filter replacement
- Outdoor unit inspection
Who can help me?
The experts at Vredevoogd serve the Lansing, Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids areas 24/7. Visit our website for more information and to schedule an appointment: www.vredevoogd.com.