How Are Your HVAC Habits Affecting Your Utility Bills?

No matter what the temperature outside in Belleville, the temperature within your space designates how comfortable your family will be. Choose the right temp and your home will be a enjoyable escape from the world. But if your climate control system isn’t operating properly, you’ll know. And it won’t be enjoyable.

It’s time for a deeper look at the manner you’re managing your heating and cooling equipment. It could be the difference between a steady system or a pathetic performer. Complete this brief quiz from D&K Home Services by Enercare to find out more.

  1. Hotter days are coming up fast in Belleville. How do you prep your system?
    1. Swap out the HVAC filter and clear up the vents. Then it’s finished.
    2. Bring in the professionals for a seasonal checkup.
    3. Not a thing. It will be fine.
  2. You’re hosting a get-together on a scorching night, but the AC isn’t working. What do you do?
    1. Advise my guests to bring chilled beverages.
    2. Call for an emergency repair to get it working before people show up.
    3. Turn on my fans and hope for a nice breeze.
  3. Your current HVAC is aging. What will you do when it’s time for it to retire?
    1. Allow my contractor to make the decision and pay for it with a credit card.
    2. Manage worries and bills by signing up for a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Buy the most expensive system on the market in Belleville.
  4. When you get your next monthly energy bill, what do you suppose you’ll see?
    1. It will have a hefty price tag. My heating and cooling charges have increased quite a bit.
    2. It will be close to the charges for the same month last year.
    3. I can’t know for certain until I see it. Some bills aren’t bad, but others are stunning.
  5. Your heating and cooling system is making a weird noise. What do you do?
    1. Get my toolbox and spend a weekend struggling to fix it.
    2. Get a professional technician to take a look.
    3. Forget about it and pray it stops.

Get ready to tally your results. If you answered mostly Bs, your HVAC habits are right on. You’re taking care of your system and you have a plan for your future replacement. But if you answered any of these problems with As or Cs, you can make some changes to help your HVAC perform more effectively. Read on to see how.

New HVAC Habits to Help Protect Your Home

Schedule Seasonal Maintenance While changing your air filter and sprucing up your vents are useful tasks to ready your equipment for a different season, a professional maintenance visit is helpful to conclude the process. During a seasonal visit, your professional technician will manage a series of tasks that help out the energy efficiency professional will look out for more significant problems for your HVAC. That could save you a costly breakdown in the future.

Choose a home comfort company that offers emergency repairs. Even carefully maintained home comfort systems can have issues sometimes. And it always seems to hit at the worst times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can fix the headache and distress. The Service Experts Advantage Program provides that much needed service to customers at no other cost.

Have a plan for your HVAC system upgrade. Well-maintained home comfort systems can operate for 10 to 15 years, but they aren’t able to last forever. Build an idea of what you want now to escape last-minute pressure when your system takes its last 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 expenses. And as an added bonus, the program also has free maintenance and repairs.

Keep track of your monthly energy charges and call us when they radically change. Your power bills can reveal more than your monthly costs. If you’re seeing a stable climb in your expenses but no variation in home comfort, something is definitely occurring with your system. An updated high-efficiency system can provide you peace of mind with more stable energy usage—and that means fewer surprises on your bill.

Call a professional when you notice a weird noise from your home comfort system. That noise is more than irritating. It indicates something is amiss with your equipment. Even if it’s a comparatively small problem, left alone it could make for a high-priced repair later on. Don’t try to fix it yourself. Leave it to the pros to check out and repair it.

Your heating and cooling system can cost you big when you don’t maintain it. If you work with these tips, you could save time, additional costs and frustration. And if your system just isn’t helping anymore, think about choosing one through the Service Experts Advantage Program. It can find you a modern energy-efficient system with no up-front costs and free maintenance and repairs.

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