The importance of furnace maintenance

January 24, 2017

We’re sure you have things you’d prefer to spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This is a chance for you to get ahead of issues before they start. We all know how the winters in Jefferson City can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unforeseen furnace breakdown. The team at Stieferman Heating Company Inc will keep your hard-working furnace operating smoothly this season. Regular furnace maintenance gives us a chance to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road.

Consider the importance of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system with a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on your way to a breakdown this winter. The experts at Stieferman Heating Company Inc in Jefferson City will inspect both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to keep your furnace that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come.

Something you can do to keep your furnace operating efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention all the time – check your air filter. The troubles a dirty air filter can create are endless, and the solution is simple – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is imperative for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can create a domino effect of troubles within your system. A dirty filter restricts air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which has a negative impact on your system’s efficiency and the added wear and tear will shorten your system’s life. Your air filter also has an effect on your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home flows through it. A filthy filter means dirty air.

The more time you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address complications before they become a breakdown, along with an unplanned bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Stieferman Heating Company Inc in Jefferson City, give us a call at 573-203-3908.