The importance of furnace maintenance

January 24, 2017

Having to pay for unnecessary repairs isn’t superior on anyone’s to-do list, that’s why continuing with furnace maintenance is so vital. The greatest time to end a problem is before it starts. While we approach the winter months in Libertyville, you don’t want to be abandoned in the cold due to a furnace failure. Your furnace will be operating hard this winter to keep you comfortable. Routine furnace maintenance from the team at TopTec Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical will repair any present problems and analyze and address any problems that could otherwise lead to furnace repair.

Annual furnace maintenance is as important as getting the oil changed in your car. You wouldn’t go years on end without receiving an oil change – the same goes for furnace maintenance. As with any mechanical system, there are many of things that should be checked so they don’t go wrong, and the pros at TopTec Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical in Libertyville will examine all those moving parts to ensure they aren’t moving toward a malfunction. Our experts will look at every moving part of your system, including your wiring, to guarantee that everything is running as it should.

There is also a straightforward thing that you can do as a homeowner to keep your furnace running properly in every season: check your air filter. Routinely testing and keeping up with swapping your air filter is a crucial task to keep your system working properly, avoiding unexpected furnace repair. A dirty air filter confines airflow and creates additional strain on your furnace to work with your thermostat. This will not only decrease your furnace’s efficiency, it can also decrease the life of your system by creating additional wear and tear. Another thing to keep in mind is your indoor air quality. All of the air in your home travels through your air filter. If your filter is unclean, so is your air.

The further a problem goes unattended, the more destruction it can do. We want to help you stay practical and keep you from any unexpected breakdowns, which come with unforeseen bills. If you haven’t yet scheduled furnace maintenance, give the specialists at TopTec Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical in Libertyville a call at 847-362-0262.