4 Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance is so Important

May 11th, 2023
2 min read

Your heating and cooling systems work hard year-round to keep you comfortable here in Longview. HVAC experts recommend that you have these systems tuned and maintained every year. Why is HVAC maintenance so important? Here are four reasons.

1. Improves Comfort

Routine maintenance helps keep your HVAC systems running smoothly. They can do their jobs efficiently, which keeps your home feeling comfortable. A regular tune-up also lowers the chances of an unexpected repair. That way you won't have to spend the hottest day of the year sweating while you wait for a repair technician.

2. Lowers Energy Costs

When your HVAC system is running efficiently, it can do its job faster and with less energy. That translates directly into lower energy costs. And that means more money in your pocket.

3. Prolongs Equipment Lifespan

A dirty, clogged HVAC system that hasn't been tuned properly has to work a lot harder to keep your home comfortable. All of that excess wear puts extra strain on critical system components. That leads to more expensive, more frequent repairs, plus it drastically shortens the life of the entire system. So, instead of needing to replace the HVAC systems in 15 to 20 years, you may get 10 years or less.

4. Keeps Your Warranty Valid

If your HVAC systems are still under warranty, routine maintenance is a requirement for keeping your current or extended warranty valid. If you fail to have the system serviced, and something goes wrong, the warranty claim can be denied. This could mean that you have to bear the cost of fixing the system out of your own pocket.

Bottom line: You will actually save money by having routine maintenance performed as recommended by the manufacturer. If your system hasn't had annual maintenance this year, now's the time to get it done. Contact Rawhide Electrical Services at to get the job done.