With the warm summer weather outside to distract you, chances are you may not be giving too much thought to your furnace. But considering just how much you depend on it, you should be getting it looked if you have not done so recently — especially before the cold weather sneaks up again. As the seasons change and the summer temperatures begin to climb, it’s an ideal time to conduct maintenance and pinpoint any potential repairs that are needed so that it doesn’t act up when you need it most during the winter.
Aside from being able to rely on your furnace to keep you warm during sudden cold snaps, getting it professional serviced can keep it running efficiently, which will reduce your energy usage each and every month. Here are a few more reasons for why you should get your furnace maintenance done in the summer.
Ensure It’s Running Properly
The furnace is something we really don’t pay too much attention to, until, of course, it begins to act up. But we really do depend a great deal on it to get us through much of the year. That’s why it’s necessary to have an expert inspect and maintain it in order to ensure that it’s mechanically sound. If any components are old, inefficient, or in need of repair, catching it early on can save you a great deal of time, money and, discomfort.
There’s Time for Extensive Repairs
If your system is old and in need of extensive repairs or even a replacement, it’s much better to find that out and deal with it while the weather is still pleasant out. If the maintenance of your furnace has been side swept for a while and a cold spell rolls in, it could be difficult to get emergency service when you need it. Giving yourself the time to deal with any issues is a big reason why you should get your furnace maintenance done in the summer.
Keep It Running Efficiently
Keeping your unit running all throughout the winter to keep your home nice and warm can place it under a lot of pressure. Dust particles, pet dander, and other debris can clog the filter and the vents, making your unit work overtime trying to maintain a comfortable temperature inside. When you get it serviced, the technician will make sure your furnace is operating to the best of its ability, preparing you for the coming months.
If you have yet to get your furnace serviced, now is the perfect time to do it! These annual inspections and cleanings are so important for maintaining the system that you rely on a great deal to keep you and your family comfortable at home. To schedule a time to have your furnace serviced, contact us at Distinct Heating and Cooling.