How Are Your HVAC Habits Impacting Your Budget?  

No matter what the weather outside in Nashville, the temperature within your space designates how comfortable your family will seem. Find the right temp and your home will seem like a comfortable escape from the world. But if your HVAC system isn’t functioning the way it should, you’ll feel it. And it won’t be enjoyable. 

Take time for a detailed look at the way you’re managing your HVAC equipment. It could make the difference between a stable system or a pathetic performer. Work through this quick quiz from Mid-State Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing to see how you stack up. 

  • Summer is almost here in Nashville. How do you prepare your AC?
    1. Change out the HVAC filter and clean the vents. Then it’s ready to go.
    2. Call in the professionals for a seasonal tune-up.
    3. Nothing at all. It will probably be fine.
  • You’re hosting an event on a hot night, but the AC isn’t cooling your space. What do you do?
    1. Instruct my friends to bring chilled beverages.
    2. Schedule an emergency repair to get it functioning before guests arrive.
    3. Turn on my fans and hope for a strong breeze.
  • Your current HVAC is getting old. What’s your plan when it’s time for a new one?
    1. Let my contractor to pick one out and fund it with a credit card.
    2. Save worries and charges by subscribing to a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Choose the most intricate system available in Nashville.
  • When you get your next monthly energy bill, what do you expect you’ll see?
    1. It will have a hefty price tag. My HVAC bills have increased quite a bit.
    2. It will be similar to the expenses for the same month last year.
    3. I won’t know until I read it. Some months aren’t bad, but others are stunning.
  • Your HVAC system is making a strange noise. What do you do first?
    1. Get my toolbox and spend a weekend struggling to fix it.
    2. Bring in a qualified technician to examine it.
    3. Ignore it and pray it goes away.

Time to check your results. If you picked mostly Bs, your heating and cooling practices are right on. You’re taking care of your machine and you have a plan for the future. But if you answered any of these problems with As or Cs, you can make a couple of changes to help your system perform more effectively. Read below to learn how. 

New HVAC Habits to Help You Save 

Schedule Yearly Maintenance While changing your air filter and sprucing up your vents are useful tasks to prepare your HVAC for a season change, a professional maintenance visit is necessary to complete the process. During a seasonal visit, your professional technician will complete a series of tasks that boost the energy efficiency technician will keep an eye out for more severe issues for your equipment. That could save you a high-priced breakdown later down the road. 

Choose an HVAC company that offers emergency repairs. Even correctly maintained home comfort systems can have problems sometimes. And it always seems to happen at the worst times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can save you the headache and trouble. The Service Experts Advantage Program provides that crucial service to homeowners at no other cost. 

Devise a plan for your HVAC system upgrade. Well-maintained HVAC systems can operate for 10 to 15 years, but they can’t last forever. Create an idea of what you want now to avoid last-minute pressure when your equipment takes its ultimate bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can be useful. It provides you a new high-efficiency heating and cooling system with no up-front expenses. And as an added bonus, the program also offers free maintenance and repairs. 

Keep track of your monthly energy expenses and call us when they dramatically change. Your power bills can present more than your monthly charges. If you’re seeing a stable escalation in your costs but no variation in home comfort, something is probably happening with your HVAC. An updated high-efficiency system can give you peace of mind with more constant energy usage—and that means fewer surprises on your bill. 

Act when you detect a weird noise from your heating and cooling system. That noise is more than bothersome. It illustrates something is amiss with your equipment. Even if it’s a relatively small issue, left unchecked it could make for an expensive repair down the road. Don’t try to fix it yourself. Leave it to the professionals to check out and fix it. 

Your HVAC can cost you big when you don’t maintain it. If you work with these tips, you could save time, additional costs and irritation. And if your HVAC just isn’t helping anymore, contemplate selecting one through the Service Experts Advantage Program. It can help you get a modern energy-efficient system with no up-front costs and free maintenance and repairs. 

To find out more, give us a call or request an appointment online. We’re happy to help! 

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