With the colder months upon us, acquiring heating maintenance should be a top priority. It not only increases efficiency, but it ensures you and your family stay warm and toasty in your Alburtis, Pennsylvania, home this winter. Heating maintenance reduces the need for repairs and optimizes the safety of your home’s furnace.
Produces Peace of Mind
Heating and cooling units consume and generate large amounts of energy. It’s best to have a professional inspect the unit at least once a year, preferably twice. Have the air conditioner inspected in the spring and the furnace in the fall. This guarantees your heater will be fully functional and safe to turn on once the cold weather sets in.
A poorly maintained heating system can lead to numerous hazards, such as gas or oil leaks and carbon monoxide poisoning. Inspection from a professional HVAC specialist can mitigate hazardous risks. It also gives you peace of mind in knowing your unit is safe to operate.
Reduces the Need for Repairs
Furnaces endure heavy workloads during the colder months. Preventive maintenance allows an HVAC specialist to pinpoint issues before the heating season comes around. Fixing these issues will deter bigger problems from happening later on down the road, like an overheated blower motor. Addressing small issues is an excellent way to save money on repair and replacement expenses. Think of your heater like a car. Vehicles need maintenance, and so do heaters.
Operate at Full Capacity
During the maintenance process, a professional HVAC contractor will ensure the furnace is properly lubricated and adjusted. This will translate into the heater being able to operate at full capacity. The easier it is for the heater to heat your home, the lower your heating bills will be. Even a small reduction in heating efficiency can significantly impact your heating expenses in a negative manner. Everything from gas pressure to evaporator coils will be inspected and cleaned, ensuring the heater is achieving its best performance.
Sullivan Oil and Propane specializes in residential heating maintenance. Contact us today by visiting our website or giving us a call at 610-813-6555.
Image provided by Bigstock