The chill has arrived! Hopefully this was already completed but have re-posted. Have you remembered your annual furnace tune-up?
*A professional will check your system and clean it, which ensures that it will operate at its maximum efficiency. This guarantees lower utility bills, saving you money.
*Most furnaces will last as long as 20 years or more it properly maintained. However, a furnace system can wear itself out quickly without a yearly cleaning and inspections.
*Annual servicing can be as little as $100 – far better than the cost of a new furnace.
* Investing in regular furnace maintenance can limit repairs over the lifetime of the system. With your repairs, your cost of your heating unit is less. A few things checked out by a professional on your annual tune-up include:
*electrical and gas connections. They are tightened accordingly; operational pressures are checked
*Condenser coils are cleaned
*Motors current and voltage are measured
*Safety switches are checked for proper operation of the high limit switch control. They shut down the furnace automatically in the event of dangerous temperatures and or other malfunctions.
*Moving parts are cleaned and lubricated to reduce friction
*The thermostat is check for operation and accuracy to verify that is signals on and off cycles to the furnace correctly
*Lower assembly is cleaned
*Condensation drain lines are cleaned
*Air filter is clean them replaced
As the theory goes – Take care of your things and your things will take care of you