Max Sr. & Paul Schoenwalder Plumbing Heating Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Maintenance’

Give Yourself the Gift of Safety with This One Winter Tip

Monday, December 14th, 2020

furnace-jetsSafety is on everyone’s minds this year. More specifically, the health and safety of our families is a top priority, as it should be. Because of this, you may be looking for ways to ensure good health hygiene in your home. You probably have everyone washing their hands, you likely are keeping surfaces as clean as possible, and then hopefully you have the right indoor air quality products in place to boost immunity and make your home more comfortable in general.

But there is one thing that often escapes homeowners’ minds this time of year, and it can be a pretty important one—get your furnace maintained!

This is a service we typically recommend in the fall, before you need the system the most. It’s important for all heating systems, but especially gas-powered furnaces, and especially gas-powered furnaces that are 10-15 years of age. Read on to learn why!

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Is It Already Time for Furnace Maintenance?

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

technician-looking-into-furnaceIt’s officially fall, and homeowners throughout our area are looking forward to cooler temperatures and fun fall activities. But have you thought about the state of your furnace?

This is the time of year to plan for heating maintenance, if you haven’t already made an appointment or aren’t already part of our maintenance service agreement. Heating maintenance is best performed during the fall, before you need your system the most—though it’s worth noting that it’s more important you have this service done consistently each year (or twice a year if you have a heat pump) than it is the time of year you have it done.

Keep reading as we look into one of the most common types of home heating systems—the furnace—and explain just why scheduling routine preventive maintenance is so important.

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Do You Really Need Maintenance for Your Furnace?

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Technician looking over a gas furnace with a flashlight before cleaning it.It may seem odd that we’re already talking about heaters. But think about it—sure it may be hot this week, but cold weather is right around the corner. As such, you’ll be relying on your furnace very heavily, and sooner than you may really realize.

But is maintenance really necessary?

Well, yes.

This is absolutely a service you want done before the cooler temps come and you need to turn your furnace on for the first time. We say this not only for furnace functionality, but also for your home safety. Keep reading to learn more!

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