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Is AC Maintenance Worth It?

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Living in Illinois means you’re always near warm weather. Even once temperatures begin to cool, there always seems to be hot days coming. Most likely, you’re still using your air conditioner to stay cool. If your AC unit runs fine, there’s probably no reason to have it looked at, right?

Actually, regular maintenance is critical for preserving your cooling system, reducing your energy consumption, and lowering energy bills. Read this guide to learn about the importance of air conditioning maintenance and why it’s worth the cost.

Is Yearly AC Maintenance Worth It?

Yes! Yearly AC maintenance is worth its price. Like with any appliance, your air conditioner faces wear and tear every time you use it. Even if it currently operates fine, there are plenty of reasons why you should still have it looked at once a year:

  • Durability
  • Lower utility bills
  • Energy efficiency
  • Peace of mind

Since you use your air conditioner during the warmer months – typically from June to August – hire a professional HVAC technician to inspect and fix it in the spring. That way, it’s ready to go as soon as temperatures rise.

Risks of Not Getting Annual Maintenance

Of course, not getting yearly tune-ups increases your risk of further issues. Mainly, ignoring your air conditioner increases the risk of serious breakage in the condenser coils, evaporator coils, air filters, and motor fans. It won’t be long until your air conditioner requires more energy to maintain stable temperatures, leading to costly repairs. It might even stop working entirely and you’ll need to replace it.

Contact Elite HVACs for Professional Cooling Services

Save yourself the time and stress with Elite HVACs professional AC maintenance services. Our HVAC maintenance plans ensure optimal year-long performance. We’ll identify, fix, and maintain your heating and cooling system using a wide range of top-notch HVAC services.

As an HVAC company, we’re here to help you save money on your AC system. Just call 773-985-6624 for priority service!

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Great experience all around. From the email and phone call, confirmations etc. The whole group made me feel comfortable and confident that I had chose the right company to do business with. My A/C unit was turning on and off and Elite sent out a very knowledgeable and courteous technician to check, tune up, and recharge my refrigerant. Steve the technician was knowledgeable and walked me through the entire process and was very upfront with what I needed and didn't need. All went well they were on time and got the job done in a timely and professional manner. Customer for life and will refer them gladly.

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We contacted Elite HVACS on one of the hottest days of summer(we had no central air for 2weeks) and they sent some1 out same day to assess situation & decided to go with them for the work. I am happy to say that not only did we get the central air going but also replaced the heating unit which was old. Everyone we talked to from beginning to end were very professional, courteous and the work was very efficiently done. I would highly recommend this company.

Ada Rivera

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I have had Juan and others from the team over a few times now. They always arrive within the time window provided and provide solid work. Price has always been fair for anything they've performed maintenance on and was always discussed upfront before being work begins. I would recommend them to anyone in the area.

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