How Are Your HVAC Habits Impacting Your Bottom Line?  

No matter what the season outside in Birmingham, the temperature in your house determines how comfortable you will be. Set it just right and your space will seem like a enjoyable escape from the world. But if your home comfort system isn’t functioning the right way, you’ll notice. And it won’t be enjoyable. 

Take time for a deeper look at the manner you’re using your home comfort system. It could make the difference between a solid system or a pathetic performer. Complete this quick quiz from Norrell Service Experts to see how you stack up. 

  • Summer is almost here in Birmingham. How do you prepare your system?
    1. Change out the HVAC filter and clear up the vents. Then it’s good to go.
    2. Schedule an appointment with the pros for a seasonal checkup.
    3. Not a thing. It will be fine.
  • You’re hosting a get-together on a especially warm night, but the AC isn’t functioning. What’s your solution?
    1. Ask my attendees to bring chilled beverages.
    2. Schedule an emergency repair to get it functioning before guests arrive.
    3. Turn on my fans and pray for a nice breeze.
  • Your current HVAC is maturing. What’s your plan when it’s time for an upgrade?
    1. Have my contractor to choose and pay for it with a credit card.
    2. Get rid of worries and charges by signing up for a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Select the most expensive system on the market in Birmingham.
  • When you receive your next monthly utility bill, what do you think you’ll see?
    1. It will cost more. My home comfort costs have increased quite a bit.
    2. It will be close to the cost for the same month last year.
    3. I can’t be sure until I read it. Some of them aren’t bad, but others are a surprise.
  • Your HVAC system is making a funny noise. What do you do first?
    1. Dig out my toolbox and kill a weekend trying to fix it.
    2. Bring in a qualified technician to take a look.
    3. Block it out and wait until it ends.

Now check your results. If you chose mostly Bs, your home comfort habits are on the money. You’re taking care of your machine and you made a plan for replacement. But if you answered any of these questions with As or Cs, you can make a number of changes to help your equipment perform better. Read on to discover how. 

Useful HVAC Habits to Help Protect Your Home 

Schedule Annual Maintenance While swapping out your air filter and dusting your vents are important tasks to prepare your equipment for a season change, a professional maintenance visit is critical to conclude the process. During a seasonal visit, your HVAC technician will perform a series of tasks that boost the energy efficiency Expert will keep an eye out for more significant complications for your home. That could save you a costly breakdown later in the season. 

Select a home comfort company that offers emergency repairs. Even rigorously maintained home comfort systems can have problems occasionally. And it always seems to occur at the least convenient times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can fix the headache and discomfort. The Service Experts Advantage Program provides that vital service to customers at no added cost. 

Have a plan for your HVAC system replacement. Some home comfort systems can function for 10 to 15 years, but they aren’t able to last forever. Make a plan now to evade last-minute pressure when your equipment takes its ultimate bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can be of assistance. It gives you a new high-efficiency heating and cooling system with no up-front costs. As an added bonus, the program also offers free maintenance and repairs. 

Keep track of your monthly energy charges and don’t ignore it when they greatly change. Your power bills can tell you more than your monthly expenses. If you’re seeing a regular hike in your expenses but no difference in home comfort, something is likely going on with your HVAC. An updated high-efficiency system can provide you peace of mind with more stable energy usage—and that means fewer unknown amounts on your bill. 

Call a professional when you detect a strange noise from your home comfort system. That noise is more than annoying. It is telling you something is off with your machinery. Even if it’s a relatively small problem, left unchecked it could make for a high-priced repair later on. Don’t try to regulate it yourself. Leave it to the Experts to check out and set it right. 

Your home comfort system can cost you big when you don’t treat it right. If you apply these tips, you could save time, money and frustration. And if your HVAC just isn’t keeping up anymore, consider selecting one through the Service Experts Advantage Program. It can find you an updated energy-efficient system with no up-front costs and free maintenance and repairs. 

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

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