Plenty of us are guilty of avoiding going to the doctor for regular check-ups. We know we should go, but we’ll find reasons not to do so. Unfortunately, this can lead to emergencies that can be quite costly and possibly could have been avoided. The same principle applies to your Douglasville, GA home’s heating and cooling equipment. Regular HVAC maintenance helps to avoid the cost and frustration of dealing with a breakdown.

One-Time Service Calls Address Repair Issues

When it comes to HVAC systems, there’s a significant difference between regular maintenance visits and a one-time service call. Generally, a one-time service call is scheduled because of an acute problem. Perhaps your furnace has stopped working or maybe your air conditioner has started blowing out warm air. These services are reacting to a specific problem and, similar to an emergency trip to your doctor, they can wreak havoc on your bank account and your peace of mind.

Routine Maintenance Addresses Future Issues

While one-time service calls are reactive services that deal with immediate repair issues, preventive maintenance services proactively address the health and well-being of your HVAC equipment. As such, these visits can help avoid breakdowns and other repairs. They also allow your HVAC technician to catch small repair issues before they can become larger and more costly problems. Even better, regular tune-ups work to maximize energy efficiency, lower your monthly utility bills, and extend the lifespan of your system by reducing wear.

Preventive Maintenance Plans from Merrell & Associates

Investing in regular HVAC maintenance is much more cost-effective than waiting for your equipment to break down and paying for emergency HVAC repairs. By signing up for one of Merrell & Associates’ maintenance plans, you can avoid most repair issues and the headaches that come along with them. You can learn more about our maintenance plans by checking out maintenance page or by calling us at 770-872-4171.