How Are Your HVAC Habits Affecting Your Utility Bills?  

No matter what the weather outside in Birmingham, the temperature inside your home influences how comfortable your family will seem. Choose the right temp and your house will feel like a enjoyable escape from it all. But if your climate control system isn’t functioning the right way, you’ll know. And it won’t be fun. 

It’s time for an in-depth look at the way you’re using your HVAC equipment. It might make the difference between a strong system or a pathetic performer. Start this quick quiz from Norrell Service Experts to find out more. 

  • The warm season is right around the corner in Birmingham. How do you prepare your system?
    1. Change out the HVAC filter and clean the vents. Then it’s good to go.
    2. Schedule an appointment with the Experts for seasonal maintenance.
    3. Not a thing. It should be fine.
  • You’re planning a get-together on a particularly warm night, but the AC isn’t working. What’s your solution?
    1. Ask my friends to bring cool beverages.
    2. Call for an emergency repair to get it operating before anyone arrives.
    3. Turn on my fans and wish for a strong breeze.
  • Your current HVAC is pretty old. What’s your plan when it’s time for a replacement?
    1. Let my contractor to select one and finance it with a credit card.
    2. Save worries and bills by selecting a monthly home comfort subscription.
    3. Install the most expensive system on the market in Birmingham.
  • When you receive your next monthly power bill, what do you think you’ll find?
    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 cost for the same month last year.
    3. I won’t know until I open it. Some bills aren’t bad, but others are shocking.
  • Your home comfort system is making a funny noise. What do you do?
    1. Grab my toolbox and kill a weekend trying to fix it.
    2. Book a qualified technician to examine it.
    3. Don’t think about it and pray it goes away.

Time to tally your results. If you picked mostly Bs, your home comfort habits are right on track. You’re taking care of your machine and you made a plan for your future replacement. But if you replied to any of these questions with As or Cs, you can make some changes to help your equipment perform more effectively. Keep reading to find out how. 

Useful HVAC Habits to Help Protect Your Home 

Set Up Annual Maintenance While changing your air filter and cleaning your vents are essential tasks to ready your HVAC for a different season, a professional tune-up is essential to complete the process. During a regular maintenance visit, your pro technician will perform a series of tasks that boost the energy efficiency Expert will keep an eye out for more severe headaches for your home. That could save you a costly breakdown later down the road. 

Work with a heating and cooling company that offers emergency repairs. Even meticulously maintained home comfort systems can have issues periodically. And it always seems to occur at the most inconvenient times. A company with 24/7 emergency service can manage the headache and trouble. The Service Experts Advantage Program affords that critical service to customers at no other cost. 

Create a plan for your HVAC system transition. Well-maintained heating and cooling systems can last for 10 to 15 years, but they aren’t able to last forever. Create a strategy now to evade last-minute pressure when your system takes its final bow. The Service Experts Advantage Program™ can help. It offers you a new high-efficiency HVAC system with no up-front charges. Even better, the program includes free maintenance and repairs. 

Keep track of your monthly energy bills and call us when they greatly change. Your power bills can tell you more than your monthly charges. If you’re seeing a steady hike in your expenses but no change in home comfort, something is probably happening with your system. An updated high-efficiency system can offer you peace of mind with more reliable energy usage—and that means fewer shocks on your bill. 

Call in the pros when you detect an odd noise from your heating and cooling system. That noise is more than bothersome. It is telling you something is wrong with your machinery. Even if it’s a comparatively small trouble, left alone it could make for a costly repair later on. Don’t try to repair it yourself. Leave it to the pros to diagnose and repair it. 

Your home comfort system can cost you big when you don’t treat it right. If you work with these tips, you could save time, added costs and disappointment. And if your HVAC just isn’t cutting it anymore, think about choosing 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 find out more, give us a call or request an appointment online. We’re happy to help! 

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