Every home needs to be heated in the winter months and when the heating system works like it’s expected to, many people take it for granted. Unfortunately, by the time the furnace just doesn’t turn on when it’s cold outside, simple repairs may no longer be an option. There are a few things a homeowner can do to ensure their furnace doesn’t fail on the coldest day of the year.
A checkup every year can keep a furnace running smoothly for a very long time. There are several benefits to keeping scheduled maintenance appointments that make them worth the small investment. When the technician checks the furnace in the fall, they clean it, lubricate moving parts and ensure it doesn’t need any minor repairs. If they find something wrong, they let the homeowner know so they can get it fixed before they need to turn on the unit. … Read the rest