While 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 few weeks, and possibly months if you’re lucky, but why wait for your furnace to quit running in the middle of a winter storm when it could have been avoided with basic furnace service?
The impending colder weather means that you’ll slowly begin counting on a system that has been sitting unused for months on end. While most homeowners in Kearney expect no issues, that’s not always feasible. It’s not tough to get engrossed in the thought that your furnace kept you warm without any issues last year, but that doesn’t automatically mean you’ll have the same luck this year. By now you’re probably thinking – “So why is furnace service a necessity?”
Scheduling annual furnace service can help you evade various headaches that can arise, including:
- A voided warranty due to unsuitable maintenance
- Larger furnace concerns that could be developing, potentially leading to furnace replacement
- A dangerous situation if there are any issues with the gas or oil portions of your furnace
- Decreased efficiency because your furnace is running harder than it has to
Of course, there are more than just these four issues that can arise, but the last thing you want to happen is to miss your annual furnace service and have it stop working on you when the Kearney weather starts getting questionable this winter.
The fact is that your furnace, and your air conditioner, should be maintained like a car. There are routine maintenance needs that keep things running smoothly and at their peak, which in turn can help prolong the lifecycle of the equipment. If you’d like to find out what the team at Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning does for your furnace when you arrange for furnace service, give us a call at 308-624-3485.