5 Ways A Scheduled Furnace Maintenance Will Benefit You



KC is still feeling like summer and your furnace is likely the last thing on your mind. However, autumn is the ideal time to schedule a system maintenance. System maintenance can save you headaches, cash, and will keep your home warm as soon as the temperatures drop. Here are five ways a scheduled system maintenance can benefit you and your home:

  1. Longer Furnace Life Annual system maintenance can add years to the life of your furnace. Not only will your system last longer, but it will also be eligible for warranties in case something goes wrong.
  2. Early Diagnosis During a maintenance appointment, a tech may catch a small, fixable problem that could have evolved into a disaster down the road. Annual maintenance can save you significant money by getting to the issues before they become too big to fix. It's also invaluable information to know when your system is at the end of its life, and to have fair warning will give you time to save and look at all your options.
  3. Safety Nothing is more important than the safety of you and your family. Annual system maintenance improves the safety of your household in more ways than one. Damage to a furnace can cause unsafe environments (for example, a cracked heat exchanger can leak carbon monoxide into your home), but early detection and proper repairs will detect and fix these risks before they happen.
  4. Maintain Pressure and Performance Proper pressure is vital for your system to work up to its full potential. Low pressure lets an A.B. May tech know that your system isn't performing as well as it could, and they are able to find the source and fix the problem.
  5. Energy Efficiency When a system is running at its full potential, it is also at its most efficient. Any problem or aging of a system can affect the efficiency of your furnace, which in turn can affect how well it heats your home and how much you pay for your monthly bills.