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3 Advantages of Preventative A/C Maintenance


Summer is still a few months away but it's never too late to keep tabs on your A/C unit for the future. If you're like most people, you likely don't think that much about your air conditioner -- that is, unless it stops working. You can ensure your system works with preemptive and regular maintenance but that's not all it can help.Today, we're going to to take a look at 3 advantages of regular air conditioner maintenance. Think you might be needing some maintenance? Call Shakley Mechanical today to schedule an appointment.

Energy Efficiency

Energy bills can take a toll on your monthly budget if you're not careful. Many households are looking for ways to reduce their monthly energy bills. In the midst of those hot summer days, the air conditioner has a lot of impact on your home's efficiency. Without proper maintenance on your A/C unit, it will continually run inefficiently. When you get your AC serviced by an HVAC professional, they'll check your air filters, air ducts and the motor to make sure everything is in working condition. This will result in lower energy bills in the long-term.

Equipment Lifespan

Air conditioners typically have a lifespan of 15-20 years. The catch is that for it to last that long it requires regular maintenance. Without regular upkeep, the unit will break down more frequently resulting in costly repairs or even worse, a complete replacement. This happens because your system will attempt to overwork itself in order to compensate for the parts that aren't working. Extend the life span of your system by getting an HVAC professional to look for possible problems before they happen.

Air Quality

Have you been getting sick or just feel miserable overall with the current conditions of your air conditioner? If so, you may be battling with poor indoor air quality stemming from your system. A dirty air filter will cause your home to be filled with particles, pollutants and allergens that can make your air quality terrible. Air conditioner maintenance will keep your indoor air quality clean and fresh. Depending on the system, air filters should be replaced or cleaned every month to every three months or so. 

If you want to prevent your A/C from breaking down on a hut summer day, maintenance is key. Let the experts at Shakley Mechanical catch small issues before they escalate and cause costly emergency breakdowns. In addition to repair and maintenance, we also offer installation of Trane products. Contact us today for a quote by reaching out via phone (419) 281-6909 or by email us at 


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