One of the best ways to keep your furnace running efficiently is by keeping up with regular maintenance. When you are regularly servicing your home’s heating and cooling systems, you can enjoy several benefits and save money.
Furnace maintenance is a necessary task for anyone who wants their furnace to work efficiently. Keeping up with regular service means more peace of mind knowing that we know that the air in our home is safe and free from any potential hazards.
If you are not sure what type of furnace maintenance your system needs, that is okay. Leave the maintenance to us, and take a look at the five benefits below, of what regular furnace maintenance will do for you.
When you are ready, contact us today to find out more about scheduling a furnace tune up this fall.
Identify the Problem
1) The HVAC technician will be able to identify any problems before they become worse.
When the heating and cooling systems in your home aren’t working properly, it can be a very big problem. You need a skilled HVAC technician to take care of any issues that you have with your system.
Total Aire Care technicians will be able to identify any problems that may arise and fix them before they turn into bigger issues.
2) You can save on energy bills by making adjustments when needed.
Did you know that making small changes can save a lot of energy? For example, adjusting the thermostat by a few degrees or changing to LED lights.
Having a schedule for routine maintenance and regular tune ups for your HVAC equipment will help optimize your system for performance, in turn helping reduce long term costs on energy consumption and reducing the amount of wear and tear on your furnace or AC unit.
Regularly checking and maintaining your system helps ensure that it doesn’t need to work as hard. This will also help reduce any air leaks or other potential problems before they happen and have a chance to drive up monthly utility costs.
Prolong Life of Furnace
3) Furnaces last longer if they are properly maintained; in fact, some may last up to 50% longer!
A gas furnace can last for up to 15 years if it is taken care of properly.
People tend to buy a furnace, use it for a few years, and then never maintain it. The problem is that if you don’t keep your furnace in shape, it will break down more quickly than necessary.
Petro.com, a company in upper state New York, have a great article on when to replace your furnace.
With regular tune ups and routine furnace maintenance, you can extend the life of your furnace. Considering the average cost of furnace maintenance, which is less than the price of a coffee over the course of a year, the long-term savings of adding a few years of life to your furnace are substantial.
Keep your Home Safe
4) Your family’s safety is also protected because unsafe conditions are avoided with regular inspections.
Because family is important, it’s important to make sure your home is safe. Your safety should not be at risk because of a faulty furnace.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious threat every homeowner faces when a furnace becomes faulty. Routine maintenance helps to protect you and your loved ones from harm.
Your furnace is one of the most important appliances in your home. Not only does it keep you warm during winter months, but furnaces are also an essential part of keeping carbon monoxide levels low and reducing the risk of asphyxiation. You’ve probably heard about how long-term exposure to high doses of CO can be fatal or cause serious health problems like headaches, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, weakness and confusion. If you haven’t had a tune up done for awhile or have any suspicions that something might not be right with your system – we encourage you to book a consultation today!
Create Comfort for Pets & Family
5) Last but not least, A safe home for pets – Pet’s love being at home too! With an old, dirty furnace, pet dander can accumulate in the ducts which can cause respiratory issues for humans such as allergies or asthma. With regular tune ups, we are able to address issues and make recommendations for services such as duct cleaning.
In summary, your furnace is a major investment, and the last thing you want to do is have it break down on you in the middle of winter. The good news? Regular tune-ups can help save your money while ensuring top performance during the winter months, and reduce risks of carbon monoxide poisoning by identifying problems before they become worse. If that sounds like something worth doing, then book a furnace tune-up today!