Every year at around this time, you most likely receive several direct mail pieces from area heating and air companies advising you to schedule a furnace tune-up.
Most of these companies fail to tell you why a furnace tune-up is important.
Our goal is not to sell you something you don’t need.
So we’re providing you with a list of the reasons an annual tune-up is very important to both the efficiency of your furnace and the safety of your home.
Ensures proper airflow
During the furnace tune-up, the heating technician should check your heating system to ensure it is receiving the proper airflow. Restricted or limited airflow places an unnecessary strain on your furnace that can lead to increased repairs and a shortened lifespan.
Keeps you safe
Furnaces burn fuel to produce heat. This combustion process must be precise to maintain efficiency and safety. Even a small problem can lead to gas leaking into your home or dangerous carbon monoxide levels. Don’t take a chance with the health and safety of you and your family.
Every winter, we receive calls from Atlanta-area residents with heating problems that could have been easily prevented with regular maintenance. A furnace tune-up not only includes cleaning that keeps your furnace running efficiently, but it also catches small problems before they turn into major repairs.
Getting a furnace tune-up now, before the weather is cold, is much more convenient than waiting for a repairman during the winter in a cold home without heat. It is also much cheaper.
Improves energy efficiency
A furnace tune-up should include the cleaning and inspection of the furnace burner and heat exchanger. In addition to ensuring safe operation, this will keep your furnace running efficiently all winter.
All of the benefits we’ve listed here can be summed up easily: keeping you safe and saving you money. And if you schedule your tune-up early, you can save even more!