Why AC Maintenance is So Important

In today’s society, it can sometimes feel like there is so much to do with so little time to do it. Between working full time, taking care of kids and pets, preparing meals, and everything else you have to do on a daily basis, HVAC and air conditioner maintenance may not be a very high priority for you — and we get that. But, it is very important that you find the time or recruit the help of your local HVAC services to have air conditioner maintenance done sooner rather than later. In today’s blog at Boyd Brothers Services in Punta Gorda, we talk about a few benefits and reasons why it’s important to keep up with regular AC maintenance.

Little to busy to do HVAC maintenance on your own? Don’t sweat it. Lean on our team at Boyd Brothers Services in Punta Gorda for your routine air conditioner maintenance.


Perhaps the biggest and most obvious reason why it’s important to keep up with HVAC maintenance is to keep your AC unit running strong all summer long. Your air conditioner works hard to keep you cool and comfortable during the hot summer months. If you don’t take care of it before it starts working overtime, it may just break down on you — leaving you without protection from the sweltering summer heat. It can be all too easy to put off regular HVAC maintenance. But if you want to be able to count on it when you need it most, air conditioning maintenance, from an HVAC professional or done yourself, is essential.


Whether you purchased your AC unit independently or it came with the home, it is a sizable investment for many people. When you invest that much money into something, you’ll want to be sure that it lasts! When properly taken care of, your air conditioner should last you upwards of 15 years, sometimes more. However, if you regularly neglect maintenance for your AC unit, it’s lifespan can be shortened dramatically. Instead of having years of life left in them, AC units that have been deprived of regular maintenance may only have a few months, days, or even minutes left in them!

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Another reason our team at Boyd Brothers Services in Punta Gorda stresses the importance of regular air conditioner maintenance is for efficiency sake. A well-maintained AC unit will operate more efficiently and deliver more consistent performance. Think about it — if your unit’s vents are clogged or there are other factors inhibiting its performance, it is going to have to work much harder to provide the same cooling performance as it did before. In turn, this leads to significantly increased energy consumption and less consistent cooling performance throughout your home. Not to mention your energy bills can spike, costing you more in increased energy usage than it would have to work with your local HVAC services. Learn more about how AC maintenance can help your unit run more efficiently on our AC Maintenance page.

Indoor Air Quality

An air conditioning unit that hasn’t had any maintenance done in a while will likely have factors like dirty filters that will reduce your indoor air quality. This is especially harmful to those sensitive to air quality conditions like those with allergies and asthma. Taking the time to perform regular HVAC maintenance yourself or recruiting HVAC services to perform regular maintenance can ensure that you, your family, and your friends are breathing in fresh, clean, and healthy air.

Peace of Mind

The last benefit we’ll talk about today is the peace of mind that comes from knowing that you have done everything you can to keep your air conditioning in good, working condition. You won’t have to deal with the constant fear that your AC will go down on the hottest day of the year or that you’ll have to dig deep into your pockets to pay for a brand new air conditioner. Not to say that these things are impossible with regular HVAC maintenance, but the likelihood of these events happening drastically decreases. Not only does it help your unit stay operational, but it also gives you or your technician a chance to catch issues before they become too serious.

The Boyd Brothers Service Advantage

There are a few great reasons to choose our team at Boyd Brothers Services for your AC maintenance before this summer season. We are a Top Rated Local® HVAC service and have been providing invaluable services in Punta Gorda and the surrounding areas for years! We also have a maintenance agreement that offers unparalleled value for our customers. With the Boyd Maintenance Agreement, you gain access to 24/7 services, two yearly maintenance visits (for your furnace, AC, or other aspects of your HVAC system), and 15% off any and all repairs! Without the agreement, you can be subject to overtime rates, fewer discounts, and standard billing rates.

We hope that today’s blog has shed some light on just how important it really is to keep up with regular AC maintenance. We also hope that you continue to provide your own maintenance to your unit or trust our HVAC professionals to keep you safe from breakdowns, inefficiency, poor air quality, and more! Contact us today to learn more and schedule your routine HVAC maintenance.