Why Furnace Maintenance Is Important

Your furnace may not often run during the year, but it is still crucial that you keep up with maintaining this vital appliance. While there are some tasks you can take care of yourself, it is best to leave this maintenance to the professionals at Rowland Air. We can help you to take care of your furnace so you can live comfortably all year long.

Why is furnace maintenance so important? Take a look at a few of these reasons you will want to sign up for a regular tune-up program

Save Money with Better Efficiency

Most homeowners want to tackle their furnace maintenance because it can lead to cost savings on their monthly energy bills. During your appointment, a skilled technician looks at your whole system to ensure it is running efficiently. 

They will perform important tasks such as: 

  • Inspecting the wiring
  • Cleaning and lubricating system parts
  • Testing the pilot light 
  • Adjusting pressure in the fuel line
  • Calibrating the thermostat
  • Cleaning the fuel line and pilot light mechanism

All of these essential tasks contribute to a system that runs smoothly. They may also perform routine tasks like replacing the furnace filter. These are tasks that you should not attempt on your own. 

A complete checkup maximizes the efficacy of your unit and reduces your heating costs.  

Catch Repairs Early

Is there anything worse than being without heat in the middle of a brutal winter night? The good news is that you can catch necessary repairs early when you opt for regular furnace maintenance.

An experienced technician will be taking a close look at every aspect of your furnace, evaluating it for parts that may soon need to be replaced. 

They can spot issues that could spell trouble in the days and season ahead. While it is not a foolproof way to prevent system breakdowns, it does give you the best chance of avoiding being without heat for a long period. 

Furnaces Last Longer

Replacing your furnace is a major cost that many homeowners dread having to pay. It makes sense that you would want to keep your current unit running smoothly for as long as possible to avoid replacing it. Fortunately, furnace maintenance allows your heater to last for longer periods because it is constantly cleaned, lubricated, and evaluated. 

You may be required to keep up with maintenance as a condition for your warranty. You will want to keep in compliance with this important document for as long as possible. 

Make sure to read the fine print to determine whether you need to sign up for maintenance to keep your warranty for the future. This approach helps to protect you if something in your furnace breaks. A warranty is a valuable tool that can give you peace of mind. 

Calling the Professionals

Maintaining your furnace for future success is essential to keeping your home running smoothly. Most of the tasks required should be handled only by professionals. Make sure to give Rowland Air a call to schedule your next maintenance appointment today!