It’s that time of year again when furnace tune-ups are on everyone’s mind. A furnace tune-up is essential for keeping your furnace running properly and ensuring that your home is warm. You might wonder when the best time to schedule your furnace tune-up is. Is there a specific time of year that is better than others?
In this blog post, we will answer those questions and more! We will discuss the benefits of furnace tune-ups and why it’s crucial to have one performed regularly. We will also provide tips on when to schedule your furnace tune-up so you can get the most out of it!
What Is A Furnace Tune-Up?
A furnace tune-up is a preventative maintenance service that helps keep your furnace running efficiently and prevents potential problems. During a furnace tune-up, our technician will inspect and clean your furnace and test all the safety features. It ensures that your furnace is operating safely and at peak efficiency. Furnace tune-ups are necessary because they can help extend the life of your furnace, improve indoor air quality, and save you money on your energy bills!
Importance Of Furnace Tune-Ups
It is vital to have a furnace tune-up performed regularly for many reasons.
- Prevent furnace breakdowns and keeps your furnace running smoothly
- Identify potential problems so that you can fix them before they cause significant damage
- Improve furnace efficiency, which saves you money on your energy bills
- Improve indoor air quality by removing dust and debris from the furnace
- Extends the life of your furnace by keeping it well-maintained
When Should You Schedule A Furnace Tune-Up?
Most furnace manufacturers recommend that you have a furnace tune-up performed once a year. However, you may need to schedule more frequent tune-ups if your furnace is older or is not maintained properly.
The best time to schedule a furnace tune-up is in the fall before winter weather arrives. It allows our technician to inspect and clean your furnace before it gets heavy use. It also helps ensure that potential problems are found and fixed before they cause major damage.
If you have not had a furnace tune-up in the past year, or if your furnace is older, it’s important to schedule one as soon as possible. Our technician can help you determine the best time to schedule your furnace tune-up based on the age and condition of your furnace.
What Are Involved In Typical Furnace Tune-Ups?
Our technician will do a few different things during a furnace tune-up.
Clean or replace the air filter
The furnace energy efficiency and the air quality inside your home affect how clean your air filter is. Cleaning or replacing the air filter helps the furnace to stay in good working order.
Inspect and clean burners
The furnace burners are responsible for igniting the gas that powers your furnace. Our technician will inspect the burners to ensure they are clean and in good condition. They will clean the burners if necessary to ensure they are operating properly.
Inspect furnace for wear and tear
During a furnace tune-up, our technician will inspect the furnace for any signs of wear and tear. It helps to identify potential problems so the technicians can fix them before they cause major damage.
Test furnace safety features
Our technician will test all of the safety features on your furnace. It includes the carbon monoxide detector, the smoke detector, and the furnace shut-off switch. It ensures that your furnace is operating safely and will shut down in case of a problem.
Lubricate moving parts
The furnace has many moving parts, and it is vital to keep them lubricated. It helps to prevent problems and keeps the furnace running smoothly.
Check thermostat accuracy
Our technician will also check the accuracy of your furnace thermostat. It ensures that your furnace maintains the temperature you set it at.
Provide a written report of the findings
After the furnace tune-up is complete, our technician will provide you with a written report of their findings. This report will include any recommendations for repairs or maintenance.
A furnace tune-up is an essential part of furnace maintenance. Also, it helps to prevent furnace breakdowns, extends the life of your furnace, and improves furnace efficiency. The best time to schedule a furnace tune-up is in the fall. Contact our office today to schedule a furnace tune-up for your home.
Please contact our office if you have any questions about furnace tune-ups or would like to schedule one for your home. We would be happy to answer any of your questions and help keep your furnace running smoothly throughout the winter.