Preventative maintenance is essential to keep your furnace and air conditioner running as efficiently as possible and as long as possible. Even if your furnace is running perfectly and you’ve never had any issues, your furnace still needs regular attention. Oftentimes, homeowners will wait until their heating or cooling unit breaks down before they call in a specialist and this procrastination costs them a lot more money. This unfortunate situation can be avoided with periodic check-ups and filter replacements. Read on to learn more about preventative maintenance with Allied Services, Inc. and Allied Total Care.
Why Is Preventative Maintenance Important?
In the winter, the furnace is one of the biggest energy users in your home. Routine maintenance will minimize energy consumption and lower your energy costs. Additionally, a well-maintained furnace will have fewer mechanical and electrical problems, as the technician will be able to spot any minor or developing furnace issues before they get any worse and require major repairs. Finally, and most importantly, maintaining your furnace will keep you warm! A well-maintained furnace will usually deliver optimal performance throughout the cold months, which means you can expect to stay warm all winter long without any surprise furnace problems.
The Danger of Forgoing Routine Maintenance
Furnace breakdowns are more than inconvenient; they can be dangerous. Besides the potential exposure to extreme temperatures, furnaces that are not functioning properly can expose you to carbon monoxide poisoning. If the system shuts down completely, you also run the risk of frozen and burst pipes.
What Does Allied Total Care Include?
During a fall tune-up, our professional, NATE-certified employees will perform the following services:
- Clean and adjust thermostat, safety controls, and pilot assembly
- Vacuum-clean burners and controls
- Adjust burner for efficiency
- Check for gas leaks in furnace
- Lubricate all moving parts
- Check belt and adjust tension
- Check filters and flue pipe
- Shut down central air conditioner
- Turn exposed dampers to heating position if marked
- Adjust pressure regulator
- Check that crankcase is operating
- Check total performance and operating efficiency of heating system
With Allied Total Care from Allied Services, Inc., you’ll get the most life out of your furnace and help prevent major repairs. We serve the communities of Dayton, Oakwood, Centerville, Springboro, and beyond. Contact us today at (937) 269-5059 to schedule an appointment.