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3 Secrets for Getting the Most Out of Your Preventative Maintenance Agreement


Have you considered a maintenance agreement for your heating and cooling system? Don’t be skeptical until you have all the information. These plans actually have a ton of benefits. Here are three secrets for getting the most out of the right maintenance agreement:

Secret #1: Be Willing to Invest in a Maintenance Agreement

The best way to get the most of an HVAC maintenance agreement is to see it as an investment. The cost is low compared to the cost of repair if your system breaks down because of something preventable.

Secret #2: Know What It Covers

Don’t go blindly into any agreement, and that includes a heating and cooling system service plan. You need to know what it actually covers. Here’s a list of some of the basics:

  • Test and calibrate the thermostat
  • Check the electrical connections
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Examine the condensate drain
  • Inspect the outdoor unit
  • Assess the fan function
  • Check and change the air filter
  • Clean the evaporator coils
  • Check the refrigerant levels
  • Adjust blower components

Secret #3: Understand the Benefits

Before you sign on the dotted line, it’s important to understand the advantages of a maintenance plan. In addition to catching any small issues before they become big problems, here are some real benefits you can see right away:

  • Increased energy efficiency
  • Lower utility bills
  • Longer equipment life
  • Reduced chance of breakdowns and system problems
  • Discounts on parts and repairs if needed

Don’t let just anyone talk you into a service plan for your heating and cooling system. Understand the secrets to getting the most out of one, and you’ll be ready to take advantage of the benefits. For the best maintenance agreement for your HVAC system, talk to the experts at H.H. Hovey Heating and Cooling.

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