How Are Your HVAC Habits Impacting Your Bottom Line?  

No matter what the climate outside in Birmingham, the temperature in your home decides how comfortable you will seem. Find the right temp and your home will be a nice escape from it all. But if your HVAC system isn’t functioning the right way, you’ll recognize it. And it won’t be enjoyable. 

Get ready for a detailed look at how you’re handling your home comfort system. It could make the difference between a strong system or a pathetic performer. Try this short quiz from Norrell Service Experts to see how you stack up. 

  • Hotter days are almost here in Birmingham. How do you get your AC ready?
    1. Replace the HVAC filter and clear up the vents. Then it’s ready to go.
    2. Make an appointment with the Experts for a seasonal tune-up.
    3. Nothing at all. It should be fine.
  • You’re having an event on a hot night, but the AC isn’t working. What’s your first step?
    1. Tell my attendees to bring cold beverages.
    2. Organize an emergency repair to get it functioning before people show up.
    3. Start my fans and hope for a strong breeze.
  • Your current HVAC is pretty old. What’s your plan when it’s time for a replacement?
    1. Allow my contractor to pick one out and fund it with a credit card.
    2. Get rid of worries and bills by subscribing to a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Install the most expensive system on the market in Birmingham.
  • When you get your next monthly power bill, what do you suppose you’ll see?
    1. It will be a little higher. My HVAC bills have been climbing.
    2. It will be similar to the expenses for the same month last year.
    3. I can’t be sure until I see it. Some months aren’t bad, but others are a surprise.
  • Your home comfort system is making a strange noise. What do you do?
    1. Find my toolbox and spend a weekend trying to fix it.
    2. Get a professional technician to examine it.
    3. Ignore it and wait until it goes away.

Get ready to check your results. If you selected mostly Bs, your heating and cooling tendencies are helping you out. You’re taking care of your system 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 equipment perform better. Keep reading to discover how. 

Better HVAC Habits to Help Protect Your Home 

Schedule Yearly Maintenance While replacing your air filter and dusting your vents are critical tasks to help out your machinery for a new season, a professional tune-up is essential to conclude the process. During a maintenance visit, your professional technician will perform a series of tasks that help out the energy efficiency Expert will keep an eye out for more severe problems for your HVAC. That could save you an expensive breakdown later down the road. 

Select a home comfort company that offers emergency repairs. Even carefully maintained HVAC systems can have complications on occasion. And it always seems to crop up at the most inconvenient times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can handle the headache and trouble. The Service Experts Advantage Program provides that crucial service to customers at no additional cost. 

Create a plan for your HVAC system replacement. Some heating and cooling systems can last for 10 to 15 years, but they can’t last forever. Make a plan now to bypass last-minute pressure when your equipment takes its final bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can be useful. It brings you a new high-efficiency HVAC system with no up-front charges. Even better, the program also offers free maintenance and repairs. 

Keep track of your monthly energy charges and take note when they dramatically change. Your energy bills can tell you more than your monthly charges. If you’re observing a stable hike in your costs but no difference in home comfort, something is probably going on with your system. An updated high-efficiency system can offer you peace of mind with more consistent energy usage—and that means fewer unknown amounts on your bill. 

Take action when you detect a weird noise from your heating and cooling system. That noise is more than annoying. It demonstrates something is off with your system. Even if it’s a relatively small trouble, left alone it could make for a pricey repair later on. Don’t try to fix it yourself. Leave it to the professionals to check out and fix it. 

Your home comfort system can cost you big when you don’t maintain it. If you utilize these tips, you could save time, money and irritation. And if your equipment just isn’t doing its job anymore, think about finding 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 learn more, give us a call or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help! 

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