Fall has officially arrived in Houston, and that means it’s time for a few different things: pumpkins, jackets, cooler weather, and –of course–home maintenance. Fall is the perfect time to take care of duties that need accomplished around the home before the winter months are in full swing. One of the most important tasks is to have your fall heating tune up performed on your furnace. Annual heating maintenance is extremely important in terms of furnace operating efficiency and the safety of you, your family, and home.
Every winter, our office is swamped with calls from customers with heating breakdowns and issues that could have been easily prevented with regular maintenance. A tune up and rejuvenation of the furnace not only includes the cleaning that keeps the equipment running efficiently, but it also allows for catching small problems before they turn into major or expensive repairs. When your heating system is operated without proper maintenance or improperly tuned, it will use more fuel or electricity, become unreliable, and can begin generate unsafe levels of carbon monoxide.
It is also worth noting that most heating equipment manufacturers require annual maintenance be performed by a qualified and licensed heating technician as a condition of the extended parts warranty. Many of the benefits of a professionally done heating tune up includes ensuring system reliability, reducing energy consumption, and protecting the safety of your home and family.[/fusion_text]