Although the autumnal equinox hasn’t brought about the official start of fall and the end of summer, now is the time to start thinking about furnace service. Sure, you won’t switch over your thermostat to the ‘heat’ setting for a couple weeks, and potentially months if you’re lucky, but why wait for your furnace to stop working in the middle of a winter storm when it could have been prevented with basic furnace service?
The impending colder weather means that you’ll slowly begin depending on a system that has been sitting unused for months on end. While most homeowners in Wyandotte expect no problems, that’s not always possible. It’s not hard to get engrossed in the thought that your furnace kept you warm without any concerns last year, but that doesn’t automatically mean you’ll have the same lucky break this year. By now you’re probably questioning – “So why is furnace service necessary?”
Scheduling annual furnace service can help you sidestep a variety of problems that can arise, including:
- A voided warranty due to improper maintenance
- Larger furnace concerns that could be developing, potentially meaning furnace replacement
- An unsafe situation if there are any concerns with the gas or oil portions of your furnace
- Reduced efficiency because your furnace is running harder than it has to
Of course, there are more than just these four problems that can arise, but the last thing you want to happen is to skip your annual furnace service and have it stop working on you when the Wyandotte weather starts getting bad this winter.
The fact is that your furnace, and your air conditioner, should be treated like a car. There are routine maintenance needs that keep things running smoothly and at their best, which in turn can help prolong the lifecycle of the equipment. If you’d like to find out what the team at Gee & Missler Heating & Air Conditioning does for your furnace when you arrange for furnace service, give us a call at 734-363-8907.