As the weather turns cool, you may get your furnace up and running. Before you do that, you probably want your system to get tuned-up to ensure the efficiency for the coming season. HVAC experts suggest getting an annual tune-up before you turn on the furnace. Some homeowners wonder why furnace tune-up is recommended. Tune-up, not only can prevent dangerous conditions, it can also save you money in the long run.
Alike the car in your garage, your furnace is one of the most expensive equipment at your home. Unlike your car, your furnace needs a tune-up and look-over every year.
Let’s Check Out, What Is a Furnace Tune-up?
A furnace tune-up is a checklist that a professional HVAC technician follows to clean and inspect the parts and mechanism inside your furnace. They even test, calibrate and adjust things to improve your home heating system for the winter. It tune-up includes:
Thermostat calibrationChecking heating operationsCleaning and tightening electrical wire connectionsInspecting pilot systemTesting safety switchesTesting limit switchesCleaning burners and etc.
Here are three good reasons why to book an annual system check.
There are some furnace manufacturers will not entertain their warranties unless you show them that you had an annual maintenance done on your furnace.
Tune-up will let you know problems before they become emergencies. Wires snap, igniters burn out, sensors soot up, elements crack and fan motors die. These parts make up the heart of your furnace and all these have life expectancies and over time gives warning signs when they are about to wear out.
HVAC professionals have high tech testing instruments to figure out your mechanical equipment is working safely and efficiently. There are harmful gases and extremely difficult to detect as it is colourless and odourless and it is also harmful for health too, so properly calibrated instrument can help to discover any potentially dangerous issues and fix it.
“Booking an annual furnace check is now hassle-free, and we try to make it as painless as possible. We are in this field for the last 20 years with experts and professionals who can keep your HVAC system running in tip-top shape.”
What Can I Do in Preparation for a Furnace Tune-up?
Step 1: Book an appointment with us at your convenience. We will send our technicians at your doorstep to tune-up your furnace and leave your home as clean as they found it.
Step 2: Clear any clutter leading to the furnace or around the furnace.
Step 3: If you ask for a specific brand or type of filter, or any parts, our technician will have handy to install it.
Step 4: You have a list of issues, if any, that you’ve noticed or wondered about with your HVAC system.
What Do the Technicians Do?
Alliance Energy has levels of HVAC services. The first is 24/7 emergency repair–that’s when the unit makes an unbearable sound or conks out completely. We’ll be there in a next moment to assess the issue. The second is an inspection, we do 26-points inspection that screen your furnace from top to bottom. And the last is a tune-up, which is an in-depth 56-points check that starts with your furnace and extends to your ductwork and flue pipe.
Need an advice associated with your furnace tune-up or maintenance, consider Alliance Energy. Our flexible plans can help you protect your home, as well as your household budget.