How Are Your HVAC Habits Hurting Your Utility Bills?

No matter what the weather outside in Waldorf, the temperature within your space dictates how comfortable it will be. Set it just right and your rooms will feel like a enjoyable escape from everything. But if your heating and cooling system isn’t functioning the right way, you’ll feel it. And it won’t be enjoyable.

Brace yourself for a thorough look at how you’re utilizing your HVAC equipment. It might make the difference between a superstar system or a problematic performer. Start this quick quiz from A-PLUS Service Experts to find out more.

  1. Hotter days are coming up fast in Waldorf. How do you get your AC ready?
    1. Replace the HVAC filter and dust the vents. Then it’s good to go.
    2. Call in the pros for seasonal maintenance.
    3. Not a thing. It will be fine.
  2. You’re having an event on a summer night, but the AC isn’t functioning. What do you do?
    1. Ask my visitors to bring chilled beverages.
    2. Schedule an emergency repair to get it working before guests arrive.
    3. Turn on my fans and wish for a strong breeze.
  3. Your current HVAC is losing steam. What’s your plan when it’s time for an upgrade?
    1. Let my contractor to choose and finance it with a credit card.
    2. Save worries and expenses by selecting a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Select the fanciest system available in Waldorf.
  4. When you get your next monthly power bill, what do you think you’ll see?
    1. It will cost more. My HVAC costs have increased quite a bit.
    2. It will be comparable to the expenses for the same month last year.
    3. I won’t know until I open it. Some months aren’t bad, but others are shocking.
  5. Your heating and cooling system is making a funny noise. What do you do first?
    1. Find my toolbox and devote a weekend struggling to fix it.
    2. Get a professional technician to check it out.
    3. Don’t think about it and wait until it goes away.

Now check your results. If you selected mostly Bs, your heating and cooling tendencies are right on. You’re taking care of your system and you have a plan for the future. But if you responded to any of these questions with As or Cs, you should make some changes to help your system perform better. Keep reading to find out how.

Improved HVAC Habits to Help You Save

Schedule Yearly Maintenance While switching out your air filter and cleaning your vents are crucial tasks to help out your HVAC for a different season, a professional tune-up is helpful to wrap up the process. During a regular maintenance visit, your professional technician will perform a series of tasks that promote the energy efficiency of your machine. And while they’re in your home, your HVAC service technician will keep an eye out for more severe complications for your system. That could save you a pricey breakdown in the future.

Find a heating and cooling company that offers emergency repairs. Even rigorously maintained heating and cooling systems can have issues on occasion. And it always seems to crop up at the most inconvenient times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can manage the headache and distress. The Service Experts Advantage Program provides that crucial service to homeowners at no additional cost.

Create a plan for your HVAC system replacement. Many heating and cooling systems can operate for 10 to 15 years, but they aren’t able to last forever. Build a plan now to escape last-minute pressure when your machine takes its final bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can be useful. It brings you a new high-efficiency heating and cooling system with no up-front costs. As an added bonus, the program includes free maintenance and repairs.

Keep track of your monthly energy bills and don’t ignore it when they dramatically change. Your utility bills can tell you more than your monthly costs. If you’re seeing a stable escalation in your costs but no difference in home comfort, something is likely going on with your system. A modern high-efficiency system can give you peace of mind with more consistent energy usage—and that means fewer surprises on your bill.

Call a professional when you detect a weird noise from your home comfort system. That noise is more than annoying. It indicates something is off with your HVAC. Even if it’s a relatively small trouble, left without professional help it could make for a costly repair down the road. Don’t try to regulate it yourself. Leave it to the professionals to check out and fix it.

Your home comfort system can cost you big when you don’t manage it. If you work with these tips, you could save time, money and annoyance. And if your HVAC just isn’t keeping up anymore, consider choosing one through the Service Experts Advantage Program. It can get you a modern energy-efficient system with no up-front costs and free maintenance and repairs.

To learn more, give us a call or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!

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