The longevity of any HVAC system is based on several factors.
Buying a good unit from the word go is key to how long it will serve you.
When choosing a heating and cooling unit from the HVAC business premise in your area, make sure to consider the components, the manufacturers, and the price even as you focus on the unit’s efficiency rates. If you are unfamiliar with such purchases, consult widely. The size of the system may also determine which model you buy. However, besides knowing that a good brand that a trusted company has manufactured will serve you for a long time, what you do after buying it matters. A unit with a lifespan of 15 years can run for only four years and break down not because it was a faulty brand but because you mishandled it. All gadgets and machinery need to be correctly serviced and maintained to work perfectly. Invest in regular maintenance and also ask your HVAC professional to conduct regular tuneups for the system to last long. You need to constantly clean the unit’s components that are likely to accumulate dirt and dust as this interferes with the effeteness of the machine. Besides that, grease and lubricate the moving parts in your furnace and AC to avoid rapid wear and tear. What’s more, you should always prioritize repairs whenever faults occur. Sometimes ignoring a simple problem can lead to compounding issues that affect other areas that would have been saved with timely maintenance. In the end, how well you are willing to maintain the system determines if it will serve you longer or not.