Why Planned Furnace Maintenance Is A Must For Homeowners


Are you worried your furnace could fail when you most need it? The only way to avoid this unfortunate event is to perform regular maintenance. While it may seem disruptive and expensive, doing so can help you save money in the long run by ensuring your system will continue running efficiently and effectively through the winter season. The ideal way of going about it is to have scheduled maintenance where you agree with a furnace maintenance service to work on the furnace at pre-agreed dates. Why should you have this arrangement? 

1. A Clean Furnace Lasts Longer

A clean furnace lasts longer and runs more efficiently than a furnace that isn't regularly maintained. With planned maintenance, your furnace will be cleaned and inspected regularly, ensuring it's always running at peak performance. The technician will note emerging problems when cleaning and work on them to avoid major breakdowns.

2. Avoid Additional Costs

In some cases, these repairs can be extensive and quite costly. For example, the blower motor is very expensive to replace. The sooner you have it serviced by a professional, the better your chances are that it will last longer and avoid more costly repairs later on. 

Scheduled maintenance avoids an emergency repair at the most inconvenient time possible. Also, remember that emergency calls are more expensive since the heating service prioritizes your case. As such, planned maintenance avoids hefty costs on both parts and labor. 

3. Keep Warranty Coverage

Many furnace manufacturers require that customers have their furnace serviced by a professional to maintain the warranty coverage. If something goes wrong with your furnace, the manufacturer will be more amenable to your warranty claims if they can see a furnace maintenance schedule. 

4. Promote Energy efficiency 

Keeping your furnace clean and well-maintained can promote energy efficiency in your home. A clean furnace will run more efficiently, meaning that it won't have to work as hard—and use as much energy—to heat your home. This can lead to lower energy bills for you and a smaller carbon footprint for your home.

5. Get More Favorable Service Packages

Service companies give more favorable service packages to people who sign up for scheduled maintenance. They may also offer discounts on repairs and improvements during the time between visits. Regular maintenance means fewer problems and quick fixes when you do need service. The most important thing is to keep your family safe from danger like carbon monoxide poisoning.

Keeping the furnace working optimally not only safeguards your family's well-being but also saves you money. Regular maintenance also ensures the appliance runs its full lifespan. Speak to a heating service to discuss a planned furnace maintenance schedule to guarantee your family's comfort.


18 July 2022

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