Top 7 Ways Annual HVAC Maintenance Saves You Money


Too often an HVAC system is out of sight, out of mind – until something goes wrong. Unfortunately, repairing or replacing an HVAC system can be costly. On the other hand, taking the preventative approach by having your HVAC system serviced annually can help you keep your money in your pocket. Here’s how.

1. It Reduces Potential Repair Costs

Paying to fix or replace your HVAC system can be a major expense. However, costly repairs can be avoided with regular diagnostic services. An expert technician can identify wear and tear or other potential issues well before they become serious problems, saving you money in the long run.  

2. It Extends Your System’s Lifespan

Just like your car, your HVAC system requires regular tune-ups if you want to extend its mileage. Annual HVAC maintenance helps keep things running smoothly so that you can continue to derive value from your system.

3. It Lowers Your Energy Bills

A well-maintained HVAC system is an efficient system. A system that’s running at peak performance uses less energy than one in poor repair, reducing the demand on your electrical system. That annual maintenance fee more than makes up for itself in reduced electric bills.

4. It Avoids Emergency Call-Out Fees

Repairing or replacing a damaged HVAC system isn’t cheap, but neither is paying for a technician to come out on the weekend or after hours in the event that something goes wrong. Keeping on top of your HVAC maintenance reduces the likelihood that you’ll find yourself paying those hefty overtime fees.

5. Your Warranty May Demand It

Many HVAC systems come with warranties. However, skipping routine maintenance may result in the voiding of your warranty. An annual inspection of your HVAC system can help you stay complaint with the terms of your warranty – potentially saving you thousands.

6. It Helps Protect Your Electronics

A poorly maintained HVAC system works less efficiently, affecting the circulation of air in your home or office. This can cause dust or debris to settle in your expensive electronics, causing damage. Regularly servicing your HVAC system can prevent this from occurring. 

7. It Can Boost Your Productivity

Studies have indicated that good ventilation and air quality is associated with greater productivity, wellbeing and even health. Maintaining your home or office HVAC system won’t just save on repair costs – it can help keep you, your family or your colleagues healthy and productive.

If you’ve been deferring your HVAC maintenance, now’s the time to change that. Contact the expert team at Shaw Services to book an appointment to have your unit serviced, and enjoy knowing it’s an investment that will pay dividends well into the future.