Chances are, that if your residential heating system is going to fail, it won’t be on a mild fall day. No, it will be in the middle of the coldest winter night of the year.
That just seems to be how life works sometimes.
There is, however, 1 easy thing every homeowner can do to ensure their heating system hums along perfectly during our frigid fall and winter months.
When you’re planning a long summer road trip, you always make sure to take your vehicle in to your mechanic to ensure it’s ready for the road. It works the same way for your heating system. It sits dormant during the summer and now you’re asking it to run a marathon.
Eight months of cold weather puts a tremendous strain on the equipment used to heat your home. And according to the Farmer’s Almanac and numerous weather agencies, the 2016-17 winter will be a cold one for the Lower Mainland.
Now lets talk manufacturers’ and how they weight in. Every year, more and more manufacturers are choosing to not cover warranties on heating systems that have been neglected or not serviced regularly.
So why risk it – get yours serviced today.
Our patented, annual inspections will diagnose any problems looming on your heating horizon, to ensure your furnace is operating at peak efficiency, so you aren’t wasting money on monthly utility bills this winter.
Here are some of the things your Heating inspection checklist includes:
– Check for gas leaks
– Inspect fan and air filter assembly
– Check proper operation of motors
– Inspect pilot light or electronic ignition
– Inspect burners
– Clean and vacuum burner area
– Check proper operation and clearances of venting system
– Check condensate line-pump and secondary heat exchanger
– Visually inspect heat exchanger
– Perform carbon monoxide test
– Test gas pilot safety system
– Test safety limit controls
– Check electric controls and wiring
– Check combustion and ventilation air supply
– Check fan belt
– Check hot water tank
No matter the age of your furnace – new or old – show it some it some love with an annual visit from your Lewis MacLean Rock Star Heating Technician.
BONUS! Want the convenience of never worrying about inspections or maintenance again? Check out our Maintenance Plans. Your home will be put on regular schedule that will save you hundreds of dollars in repair costs each year.
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