Annual maintenance for air conditioners and furnaces is crucial for ensuring that your HVAC unit is working at maximum efficiency, usage, and safety. In fact, annual maintenance on HVAC equipment can help it live for an additional two to six years—meaning that your equipment will last even longer. Extended lifespan is only one reason why annual services are so important for HVAC systems, however.

Benefits of Annual HVAC Maintenance

While extending the lifespan of your HVAC system is a very good reason to sign up for annual maintenance with your preferred HVAC repair company, there are numerous benefits to enrolling in this kind of service.

One of the biggest benefits of annual maintenance is that your system will run more efficiently. As dust, dirt, and other gunk builds up in your HVAC system, everything starts to run a little less efficiently; this kind of build-up tends to happen when units have sat without running for extended periods of time, such as the off-season.

Keeping up with maintenance can also keep your warranty valid. Many manufacturers require proof that you are having annual maintenance performed when you submit a claim to the warranty. Save yourself some money by keeping your HVAC system under its warranty.

Air quality can be negatively affected by the lack of annual maintenance. With dust and other gunk building up in your HVAC system, you are more likely to breathe in air pollutants that are floating through the air in your home. In fact, the EPA estimates that indoor air pollution can be two to fives times higher than the air pollution outdoors. For people with asthma, breathing in this air can be dangerous, so having the system properly cleaned and maintained is crucial to good health. Regular maintenance also helps your HVAC system better distribute the air in your home.

Finally, regular maintenance is a great way to ensure that your system is running safely. You can reduce the risk of carbon monoxide problems in your home due to a failing or cracked heat exchanger. Additionally, regular maintenance can prevent emergency calls from frozen or burst pipes and other similar issues.

Discounts are a major benefit for signing up for a Cates Heating and Cooling’s Comfort Club, which is an exclusive club for those who sign up for annual HVAC maintenance.

Benefits of Joining the Cates Comfort Club

Member of the Cates Comfort Club get benefits such as the following:

  • Priority service over non-members in the event of a breakdown
  • 20% discount on all parts
  • No fee increases for evening and weekend service calls
  • Two maintenance visits per year

Call us today at 913-888-4470 to learn more about the Comfort Club and member pricing.

HVAC Annual Maintenance Services

Our annual maintenance visits differ depending on the season. We will come out to look at your air conditioner in the spring and your furnace and humidifier in the fall.

Spring AC Services:

  • Clean condensing coil and condensate drain
  • Remove any debris from the unit
  • Check freon charge and add any freon needed (extra charge)
  • Replace air filter with a new Dust-Stop or Lennox hammock filter
  • Check and tighten all electrical connections
  • Provide tune-up checklist and report on the unit

Fall Furnace Services:

  • Inspection of furnace
  • Remove any debris from the unit
  • Adjust burners and controls as necessary
  • Test safety controls
  • Replace air filter with a new Dust-Stop or Lennox hammock filter
  • Clean and adjust humidifier
  • Provide tune-up checklist and report on the unit

Call 913-888-4470 for our Comfort Club Member pricing

Areas Served

While we are the go-to company for annual service contracts in Lenexa, our commitment to hassle-free service has helped grow our territory to the surrounding Greater Kansas City market. On the Kansas side, our primary service area is Johnson County (Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, Leawood, Mission, Roeland Park, Fairway), and Wyandotte County. On the Missouri side, we serve most of Kansas City, including areas of Westport, Waldo/Brookside, Plaza, Lee’s Summit, and North Kansas City. Not sure if we service your neighborhood? Please call as were expanding rapidly!