When to Call a Heating Contractor
Like all appliances, your heater has a finite lifespan. And while maintenance goes a long way to keeping your system running as long as possible, it will inevitably fail.
Here are the most common signs that your heater is failing and that you need to call a furnace contractor for help as soon as possible.
- Loud vibrations or banging noises while the system is running
- The temperature on the thermostat doesn’t match the actual temperature
- A sudden spike in your energy bills
- Foul odors
- Uneven heat throughout the rooms
- Increased repair frequency
Not all of these signs mean you need to purchase a new furnace, but you must call a professional to diagnose the problem before it escalates to cause further damage.
Why Routine Furnace Maintenance is So Important
Many people put off furnace maintenance or ignore it altogether, but as we’ll see, that can have serious consequences.
By calling a heating service company for annual maintenance and tune-ups, you can diagnose and repair minor issues before they escalate and reduce the likelihood you’ll suffer total system failure.
Here are just a few reasons to keep your heater well-maintained.
More Efficient Heating
Home heating must be even for it to be effective. During routine maintenance, your technician will perform the necessary calibrations and cleaning to ensure you get even heat throughout the house.
Lower Energy & Fuel Costs
When your system is in optimal condition, it uses less energy to do its job, which keeps your fuel costs in line.
Increased System Lifespan
Everyone knows how expensive it can be to install a new furnace. So, when you purchase a new system, it’s in your best interest to get the most out of your investment by keeping it maintained, so it lasts as long as possible.
A well-maintained heating unit rarely breaks down. That’s because, during annual tune-ups, you can replace worn-out parts and clean the system, which significantly reduces the chance you’ll experience a system failure.
As you can see, you can’t afford to skip routine heating maintenance. To book an appointment, call Grand Canyon Home Services today.
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