Just because winter is nearing its end doesn’t mean that it’s time to forget about your furnace until next winter. The safest way to prepare for any season is to service your furnace now and make sure that it is ready to go when it’s needed. Sure, in a few weeks you will be switching your thermostat off from the ‘heat’ setting, but don’t overlook that final winter checklist item to make sure that your furnace won’t cause you any unforeseen problems this summer and next early fall.
Depending on your furnace after months of inactivity is always a gamble. It isn’t realistic to trust that months of winter means you can neglect your system. That, on top of months not using your furnace in the summer, can cause maintenance difficulties and dirt accumulation, especially if there is no planned tune-up.
So why right now? Why is checking your furnace beneficial?
Regular furnace service can help you avoid a number of likely problems throughout the year, including:
- Dangerous situations with gas or oil issues in your furnace
- More complex furnace problems that could lead to possible furnace replacement
- Reduced efficiency, due to an overworked furnace
- A cancelled warranty after sporadic maintenance over time
Skipping routine furnace service and leaving it to chance with Bossier City weather is not the smartest option.
The best way to think about your furnace is to treat it like your car. Vehicles always need specific regular maintenance to keep everything running correctly, and without this maintenance, the lifespan of your car would decrease. It’s the same for your furnace, and the greatest time to schedule service is now before you forget! If you want to hear more about what the team at Brooks Heating and Air Conditioning can do for you and your furnace during the spring, give us a call at 800-COOLING.