Straightforward Maintenance on Furnace Saves Costly Repair/Replacement

Just a quick reminder that if you still haven’t had your furnace checked out for the winter it’s still not too late, still plenty of time left before old man winter says goodbye and spring arrives, check out just a few thing to have done to your furnace, which include

  • Inspect the combustion heat exchanger for cracks.
  • Field test gas pressure input/output and adjust to manufactures specification
  • Make any necessary adjusting to controls to provide optimum settings for both efficiency and comfort
  • Having a technician perform amp draws to test for worn motors
  • Inspecting the overall condition of the draft vent pipe and chimney
  • Checking air filter and replacing if needed
  • Adjusting blower speed for best supply-air temperature
  • Cleaning and oiling the blower motor
  • Check for leaky seal connections between the furnace and main ducts.

These are just a small number of things that should be checked on a schedule bases, and if done correctly will increase the chances your furnace will run trouble free and more efficient.

For a more comprehensive review have a technician come out to perform and complete other maintenance activities.

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