Maintaining HVACs and Refrigeration Systems Annually… Is it Worth It?

Maintaining HVACs

Commercial and residential properties would agree that HVAC systems and refrigerators are essential to keeping their surroundings cool and comfortable. Because of this, property owners do their best to make sure that their systems are constantly in good working order. However, excessively maintaining the systems does not always bode well because following the upkeep of HVACs and refrigerators is not always cheap or easy. Yes, it is your responsibility to take care of your HVAC and refrigerators. However, there is no need to heavily maintain your systems. Annual maintenance is usually reserved for HVAC systems and refrigerators that experience problems constantly, and the chance of that happening for every system you own is quite low. Nonetheless, if you think your HVAC and/or refrigerators still need to be checked, you should consider the following factors first before proceeding:


How often do you use your systems? Do you use it every night, or do you use it hourly? If you use your HVAC and refrigerators constantly, then yes, you should have your systems maintained annually. Restaurants and other food establishments should keep this in mind since they are trying to elevate a diner’s dining experience with these systems. As for residential properties, they don’t need to subject their systems to annual maintenance. Homeowners don’t use their HVACs or refrigerators as much as commercial properties do.


Commercial and residential properties operating with older systems should have their HVAC systems and refrigerators checked out yearly. Older systems aren’t as durable as the newer models, so it’s only logical to have them inspected as much as possible. Yes, working with older HVAC systems and refrigerators is not a great economic move, but purchasing the latest systems is also expensive. So if you think that your old systems are still workable, then it is good to have them maintained annually.

Maintaining HVACs

Will there be a replacement?

Using your old systems does help you save some cash. However, if you are planning to replace them with better models, there is no urgent need to maintain them. All you’re doing anyway is waiting for the new machine to be placed on your property, so there is no more reason for you to keep tabs on your old HVAC and refrigerators.

In conclusion, annual refrigerator and HVAC maintenance will depend on your usage, the systems’ age, and the probability of having them replaced. If your HVAC or refrigerators aren’t causing too much trouble, then there is no need to have them inspected yearly. However, if they do need to be serviced, even when they are old, maintaining them annually is worth the price.

Contact Taylor Refrigeration & AC for professional maintenance. You can reach us by calling 904-289-2355. We give FREE ESTIMATES and cater to properties located in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, Jacksonville, St. Johns, Palm Coast, and most other areas in Northeast Florida.