Home Service Blog Articles by Tiger®

Consequences of Neglecting HVAC Maintenance

Published: June 25, 2021
ppe ac tune up

Neglecting your HVAC system can spell disaster, especially during the hot summer months. As the temperature starts to heat up, it is important to make sure your home’s cooling & ventilation systems are up to par.

Here are some issues you can encounter if you neglect your home’s HVAC system.

Temperatures too high or too low

As your equipment’s performance drops, you might find yourself shivering in the winter and sweating during the summer, even with everything on full blast. By keeping up with preventative maintenance, you can decrease the chance of this problem occurring.

Poor indoor air quality

A neglected HVAC system will circulate dusty air from a dirty filter and ductwork, leave allergens in your home, introduce new allergens, and decrease your overall air quality. A ventilation system that is not maintained will not remove stale air or give you the fresh air your family needs. Stay on top of your filter replacement, duct cleaning, and exhaust fan maintenance to help prevent this issue.

air_filter

Cold and hot spots

A neglected HVAC system might not completely fail right away, however, it can leave parts of your home with cold or hot spots. A dusty fan will not distribute the volume of air it is supposed to, and a dirty filter will block and slow down airflow. Low refrigerant levels in your AC unit can result in inadequate cooling throughout your home.

High energy consumption

This one hits the pockets directly. If your home’s system is not functioning correctly, you use more energy for the heating and cooling you need. While your furnace and AC are running, you might not pay attention as long as you are comfortable, – until your monthly bill arrives.

Complete failure due to lack of maintenance

The longer you neglect your home’s HVAC system, the more likely you are to experience complete failure. Without regular maintenance, you will not even be aware of the components of your system that might need attention. It is best to have a professional inspect your HVAC equipment twice per year, once in the fall and again in the spring.

 

Our technicians are here to help you take care of your HVAC system with seasonal maintenance that can prevent unexpected breakdowns. Even if you have neglected your HVAC system until now, give us a call or schedule service online and we can get you back on track.

 

Tiger Services HVAC Maintenance

(618) 765-8218 | TrustTiger.com

You Can Trust Tiger
True professionals
"Brian did an amazing job for us. A true professional!"
- Rob B.
Personable and efficient
"Mark was personable and efficient. I like the pictures he took for an explanation of problems especially since I couldn't get to the area that had the problem."
- Mike H.
We definitely recommend Tiger!
"My families a/c went out randomly today. I went around the house troubleshooting what I could. It got to the point where we had to call someone. We called the first places that showed up on google. Most places either wanted tons of money just for diagnostics, or couldn’t come out today. We called Tiger they went over the cost and they got someone out to our house in 45 minutes. Josh Moravec was our tech and was super professional, kind and intelligent. He was here for about 15 minutes before he figured out our issue. He went over in depth the cost and verified everything was good before getting started to resolve it. There was no pressure to buy the service if we didn’t want to. He went back down and in 15 minutes the a/c was running strong! He asked if we had any questions and then was on his way! He was great with our kids, very polite and courteous of me and my wife. He answered all our questions, and the price was more than reasonable. We definitely recommend Tiger, and make sure you ask for Josh Moravec if you can!"
- James L.
Prompt and ready to help
"Mark came within 24 hours and was prompt and ready to help. He fixed our problem in no time at all! I will be calling them again!"
- Monica J.
Professional electrical service
"We appreciate that Tiger was able to accommodate our appointment request the next day which was a Sunday. Tyler was on time and provided very professional service regarding our electrical issues we had."
- Anne N.
Professional, knowledgable and polite
"Service man was very professional, knowledgeable, and polite. Work was organized and every step taken was toward accomplishment of goal. System was repaired and returned to service promptly. I felt confident in the serviceman's performance and that my AC will work properly...satisfied customer."
- Walter B.
    See how fast we can get to you!

    Financing
    Options

    Today's
    Offers
    Join Our
    Winning Team

    Here’s a Little More About Our Heating Services