Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Furnace

Keeping your furnace and system in the best condition is important. If it is working efficiently, you can help to save money in the long run. By having it inspected on a regular basis, you can help prevent further issues from occurring. Make sure to contact us and we can advise you when the system should be inspected in. Keeping it in the best condition will help you save on monthly energy bills, as well as an unexpected breakdown.

Check the equipment, ductwork, and vents for any damage or dirt buildup. Dirty equipment, as well as clogged filters, affects efficiency. Inspect it for any air leaks where heat might escape. Check that all parts are tightened and no water or gas leaks are present. Ensure that piping insulation is intact to prevent freezing. We can inspect these for your so they are in the best condition for the upcoming winter.

Also remember to take some time and inspect the thermostat. If you notice that the set temperature is different than the actual temperature, there could be a bad connection. Contact us so we can inspect the thermostat for you. If you have a programmable thermostat, you can set it to lower the temperature while you are away at work or at night. This helps to reduce the amount of heat that could be wasted. You can then program it to rise to your desired temperature as you arrive home from work.

Anytime you notice anything out of the norm, make sure to contact us. This will help prevent time, money, and stress in the long run. Catching an issue at the first sign can also help reduce further wear and tear to other parts of the furnace system. Having the system checked regularly can help keep your home warm and comfortable through the winter.