Important Things to Know About Furnace Service

furnace serviceIt is no secret and should come as no surprise that furnace service is big business in Ohio, especially the Northeast region. The winters can be long and rough, which puts a great deal of strain on furnaces, especially older models or those that do not get the regular maintenance required for longevity and peak performance. The thing to keep in mind is that you should take care of your furnace by:

  • Have your furnace serviced regularly. This includes having your ducts cleaned to help your furnace perform with greater ease.
  • Do not put off repairs. Not only will this prolong getting your furnace to work correctly, it can lead to more problems. Because a furnace can only work well when all the components are working without added strain, putting off repairs can cause more damage. Not only that but just like with a car, initial repairs that could be small and inexpensive can end up big and pricy.
  • If you have gotten a home that is new to you, have it thoroughly inspected before use for the first winter. Even if the furnace passed home inspection, it does not always mean it is up to the full-time job of keeping your home warm all winter long. It is better to have it checked and prevent possible problems than try to fix a problem after the fact in the dead of winter.

Also, keep in mind when choosing a company to work with for furnace service that you should work with a reputable one that has been around for a long time and established themselves among the Northeast Ohio area. One of the important things is also to try to work with a company that offers 24-hour service every day of the week, and without gouging you on the price. Nothing is worse than having your furnace go out in the middle of the night on the coldest night of the year. Make sure your heating and cooling company is one who will be there for you when you need them most.

Other Considerations in Choosing a Furnace Service

When you schedule your furnace service, you should also ask about options for repairing, replacing or updating your system. An expert should be willing to give you advice on what would work best for you, not just the company’s revenue. For example, your older furnace may need some repairs. You should know from a professional in the industry whether it would be better to make those repairs, update your system or maybe even make the switch to a different kind of furnace. Sometimes investing a little more money into a new energy saving model that will not need repairs any time soon can end up cheaper for you in the long run.

All of this is the type of service we are committed to at Jennings Heating and Cooling Co., Inc. Our customers are our priority and have been since we first started servicing the Northeast Ohio area more than 80 years ago. Call today and find out how to work with a company with your best interest at heart.