When it comes to your heating and air conditioning, there is a lot to know and remember. You probably have many questions about HVAC systems and how they work, which practices are preferred, and how much you should be spending. Here at Complete Heating and Air Conditioning, we want you to feel like you have enough knowledge to make good decisions when it comes to your systems. So we tried looking at it from our customer’s point of view.
What are the Top 5 Questions About HVAC?
So to help you, we’ve come up with the top five questions about HVAC! Today we’ll give you brief answers and in future posts we will delve into each topic more deeply. With these topics, we hope you will learn how to use and maintain your system, and know when it’s time to call professionals for your repairs.
Top 5 Questions About HVAC:
How long will my system last, and why should I replace my existing HVAC?
The lifetime of your system will depending on how well it has been maintained over the years. With proper maintenance and services your air conditioning unit will last anywhere from 10 to 15 years, while your furnace will last 15-20 years. Replacing your system means getting a more advanced and efficient HVAC that can save you money in the long run.
What are the most common repair issues and what should I look for?
There is a myriad of things that could go wrong with your HVAC system. Your vents may be blasting cool air when it’s supposed to be hot, your electric bill may be too high, your thermostat might not be working properly, or there is water leaking from your unit. These examples are just a few of many. Most HVAC issues will be caused from poor maintenance practices. As you systematically check out your system you will see warning signs for minor and major repair issues.
Does spending money on regular maintenance really pay off?
We can unequivocally answer yes! Spending time and money on regular maintenance will pay off. As we have already mentioned, most repair issues happen because of poor maintenance practices. Doing your own maintenance and minor repairs will save you time and money in the long run. And when bigger issues arise, you’ll have the funds necessary to call a professional.
How can I reduce my expenses?
Conserving energy is a great way to reduce your monthly expenses for both your air conditioning and heating system. There are many ways to conserve energy. One example would be to take advantage of a programmable thermostat. The efficiently of your HVAC will also play a big part in your monthly bills.
What kind of system is right for me?
While forced air heat and central air are well known HVAC systems, there are other options like radiant heat and heat pump systems. To decide you’ll need to consider the cost, your contractor, and what size system you need.
We hope the Top 5 Questions About HVAC have been able to supply some answers for you. For other any other questions about HVAC that you may have, don’t hesitate to call Compete Heating and Air.
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