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Why You Should Choose a Fall HVAC Tune-Up

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Bursts of vibrant reds, oranges and yellows in the trees, kids and pets frolicking among the fallen leaves, nights huddled in front of the fire with a good book–that’s what autumn is all about, at least according to social media. For some reason, nobody posts about shivering in the cold due to a broken-down heating system. The reality is that fall, while enjoyable in many ways, is also a time when HVAC breakdowns are more common. That’s why you should make it a habit to have your system tuned in the fall. 

Here Shackelford Heating & Cooling, a premier expert in residential heating services in the area, shares what makes a fall HVAC tune-up beneficial to you:

It will lower your energy costs. Did you know that HVAC expenses can comprise up to 50% of your home’s energy bills? And when the system rarely gets a checkup or is poorly maintained, that percentage goes higher. This will become less of an issue when you have your HVAC tuned regularly. It will make the system run more efficiently, which in turn will ensure that it uses less energy. By the time you receive your next energy bill, you might see a notable difference from the previous month’s bill.

It will protect against health and safety risks. It’s important to have your HVAC system tuned as the seasons change. This way, any performance issues can be caught early on, allowing you to deal with them quickly. But that’s not all. An HVAC tune up can also help you detect the warning signs of a gas or carbon monoxide leak. We don’t need to tell you how dangerous these can be when overlooked. To avoid potential risks and ensure your home remains a safe, healthy place for you and your family, schedule regular HVAC tune-ups with your choice of heating and air conditioning contractors.

It will keep your home thermally comfortable. As we’ve mentioned before, an HVAC breakdown is the last thing anybody wants in the middle of chilly fall or freezing winter weather. This will not only compromise thermal comfort inside your home, it will also mean expensive repairs. You won’t have to worry about this as much with a well-tuned HVAC system, which will ensure continuous reliable performance throughout the fall and well into winter.

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From high-quality residential air conditioning service to professional heating installation, Shackelford Heating & Cooling definitely delivers. Expect only superior workmanship and customer-focused service that you’d be happy to recommend to a friend. Call us today at (608) 530-0667 or fill out this contact form to schedule your HVAC evaluation. We proudly serve Madison, WI, and nearby areas.


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