It is very beneficial to maintain your air conditioning system. It is much the same as maintaining a car in that you can pay now – or you can pay later. Like a car, your system can break down at the most inopportune time such as in the middle of a hot summer night or a holiday when it is the most expensive time for a repair.
We recommend that inspections be performed at least twice a year. During this inspection the coils (inside and outside) should be cleaned, filters changed to keep the air clean, condensate drain pan tablets added to prevent drain lines from clogging, temperatures taken and refrigerant added if needed. In high traffic buildings maintenance may be needed more often.
Just like with a car there is no guarantee that regular maintenance will completely prevent your A/C system from breaking down but it is proven to help performance and reduce the likelihood of a breakdown.