The Top Six Reasons to Enroll in an HVAC Maintenance Contract

Your HVAC equipment is essential to a sense of comfort and indoor air quality. The furnace and air conditioner work around the clock in the background, heating, cooling, managing the humidity and filtering your home's indoor air. Lots of homeowners take these functions for granted until they have to do without them. If your air conditioning has ever stopped working on a blistering summer day, or the furnace can't generate enough heat during a blizzard, you understand what this is like firsthand.

No homeowner likes to deal with emergency repairs, high energy bills or inconsistent home comfort. What if you could maintain an uninterrupted supply of clean, conditioned air when you want it most?

That’s where preventive HVAC maintenance comes in. Like getting an oil change for your car, consistent tune-ups are vital for keeping your HVAC system running at its best. And to get the maximum from each maintenance visit, you should look into signing up for an HVAC maintenance contract.

This plan is an arrangement between you and the HVAC contractor. Membership takes the guesswork out of HVAC service by providing routine maintenance, savings on repair work between scheduled visits and other perks. An HVAC maintenance contract isn't mandatory to request tune-ups with Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, but we highly encourage registering. Here are six reasons why.

1. Built-In Reminders to Schedule HVAC Maintenance

Life gets busy, so it's not hard to forget about setting up furnace maintenance for the fall and air conditioning maintenance in the spring. With an HVAC membership, you’ll get consistent reminders to get an appointment on your calendar. If you’re not sure why HVAC maintenance is so important, consider these benefits:

  • Reveal smaller problems early: Issues with your home comfort system often progress gradually. When a technician examines the internal components annually, it’s possible to locate and take care of smaller problems before they become big headaches.
  • Lower the risk of equipment failures: By fixing that loose fan belt and stabilizing the off-kilter blower motor during a maintenance appointment, the chance of an unexpected breakdown goes down.
  • Saving on repair costs: Routine HVAC maintenance is an affordable, predictable expense that minimizes the need for most major repairs.
  • Enhance energy efficiency: The Department of Energy reports that once-a-year maintenance can increase HVAC efficiency by as high as 30%, lowering your heating and cooling bills in the process.
  • Increase home comfort: When your heating and cooling system operates the way it should, airflow improves for pleasant temperatures and more balanced humidity in every room.
  • Prolong the system’s life span: A clean, tuned-up, well-lubricated HVAC system can survive for years longer than a neglected one, saving you on untimely replacement equipment.
  • Guarantee safety: An equipment and safety inspection during every visit grants peace of mind that your HVAC system is running as intended.
  • Protect your warranty: The bulk of HVAC manufacturers value preventive maintenance so much that they necessitate once-a-year tune-ups to keep your warranty valid. Investing a little in maintenance now protects you from costly repairs that your warranty would otherwise cover.

2. Priority Service

Having an HVAC maintenance agreement puts you at the front of the line when you schedule an emergency repair. You can usually expect same-day service—even on nights, weekends and holidays—thanks to 24/7/365 guaranteed priority service for members.

3. Priority Install

Planning on replacing your HVAC system? An HVAC agreement grants access to the quickest installs available, even during the busiest weeks.

4. Discount on Repairs and Services

Regular maintenance lowers the need for repair service, but if your system needs some attention, having an HVAC maintenance agreement entitles you to a 15% discount. You’ll also have access to 15% off indoor air quality products, including pleated filters, whole-house humidifiers and charged media air cleaners.

5. No Trip Charge

Heating and cooling repairs are occasionally unavoidable, but they can get expensive fast. Fortunately, with an HVAC maintenance plan, you’ll never have to pay trip charges or overtime fees, even for emergency and after-hour visits.

6. Repair Guarantee

How can you ensure the technician has completed a job well done? Put your mind at ease with a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all repairs and installations for one year. If the work leaves you dissatisfied, the technician will return to set things right.

Sign Up for an HVAC Maintenance Contract

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning offers three HVAC membership levels: Priority+™, Maintenance+™ and the Service Experts Advantage™ Program. Take a look at what each plan provides and get in touch with our staff to help you figure out the ideal plan for your needs and budget. We’re happy to answer any questions you have before registering. For more details about our HVAC maintenance contracts or to ask for a tune-up, please contact your local Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning office today.