The cool, crisp temperatures of autumn have arrived, and cold winter air will soon follow. Before a blast of ice-cold air makes you too cold for comfort, it’s time to schedule one of your annual furnace tune-ups. Preventive furnace maintenance provides many benefits, and it’s a small investment to make in your comfort. Keep these facts about furnace tune-ups in mind so that you can make an informed decision about your home, well-being, and comfort.
Tasks Included in Furnace Tune-ups
Furnaces have hundreds of individual parts. All of these parts must be in proper working order for the furnace to safely, efficiently, and effectively heat your home. Our furnace maintenance begins with a complete system inspection. We also make sure the thermostat is communicating with the furnace. The essential parts of our furnace maintenance visits include:
Cleaning and lubrication of moving parts
Checking and adjusting tension of fan belt
Measuring voltage and current
Inspecting and tightening wiring and connections
Examining the heat exchanger
Cleaning burner and sensors
Testing ignition and exhaust system
Inspecting the flue
Verifying gas pressure and system controls
Calibrating the thermostat
Checking connections to fuel lines
Cleaning interior and exterior surfaces
Measuring indoor carbon monoxide levels
Why Autumn Is the Best Time for Furnace Tune-ups
You never know when nighttime temperatures will suddenly drop to freezing or colder. A chilly snap will cause you to turn on your furnace. By scheduling a tune-up now, you can rest assured knowing that your furnace will safely, efficiently, and effectively heat your home on that first cold autumn or winter night. You won’t have any unpleasant surprises, such as a furnace that doesn’t respond. Scheduling your annual furnace maintenance visit now also ensures that there’s plenty of time to fix any damaged parts or replace worn parts. Taking care of these issues now prevents an unexpected furnace failure later.
Benefits of Furnace Maintenance
Furnaces are complex machines, and they require routine maintenance for safe and effective operation. A well-maintained furnace doesn’t use as much fuel to heat your home, so your utility bills will be lower. Additional benefits of autumn furnace maintenance:
Maintain consistent indoor temperatures
Identify possible safety hazards
Improve indoor air quality
Extend furnace lifespan
Lower risk of malfunctions
Maintain warranty coverage
Reasons to Choose Us for Furnace Tune-ups
Our thorough technicians check every part of your furnace. We care for all makes and models of furnaces. With our extensive maintenance checklist, you can feel confident that your furnace is in the right hands. Our technicians arrive on time, show you any issues they found, and provide honest information about your heating system.
When it comes to a safe, warm, and comfortable home this winter, we’ve got your back. Our furnace tune-ups save you money, prevent many types of furnace malfunctions, and extend the lifespan of your heating system. For more facts about furnace maintenance or to schedule an appointment with our qualified service technicians, reach out to us today.