Top 5 Reasons to Get an Annual Furnace Clean & Check

winter-670314Some homeowners may be tempted to skip the recommended annual clean and check for their heating system in hopes of saving some cash before the holiday season. While this may seem like a worthwhile gamble, yearly furnace maintenance is an absolute must if you want to ensure that your unit is operating safely, effectively and efficiently.

Here are the top five reasons to schedule a yearly furnace clean and check:

  1. Energy Savings

An annual clean and check ensures that your system operates at its highest possible efficiency. This includes:

  • Cleaning burners
  • Adjusting primary air setting
  • Checking gas pressure
  • Calibrating home thermostat
  • Electronic efficiency test
  • Cleaning/replacing air filter
  1. Safe Operation

Our heating system maintenance check looks for warning signs and key indicators that your unit may be unsafe. We then offer solutions to ensure that your furnace won’t be cause for concern. This includes:

  • Checking for gas leaks
  • Checking all safety controls
  • Checking furnace and chimney draft
  • Carbon monoxide test
  1. Early detection

By following through with a yearly maintenance check we are able to catch any necessary repairs early to prevent them from developing into more serious concerns. Our technician will let you know of any component that is beginning to wear out or may be a problem in the near future.

  1. Optimal Performance

Not only will an annual maintenance check save you money on energy bills, it will ensure that your unit is prepared to run as effectively as possible for the upcoming heating season; in turn, keeping you more comfortable while the temperatures drop. This includes:

  • Checking the general condition of the furnace
  • Adjusting or replacing the fan belt
  • Checking a complete heating cycle
  1. Peace of Mind

After having a furnace clean and check performed you can rest easy knowing that your system is safe for your family and will keep your home warm all winter long.

The cost of a maintenance check can pay for itself many times over. Call today to schedule your furnace clean and check and ask about our current specials!