Temperatures are generally still a bit higher than is comfortable, which makes it hard to imagine that cooler weather is approaching. When you’re still going inside to turn on the AC and beat the 80°+ weather, your heating system might be the last thing on your mind. But maintaining your heating system today can actually save you a whole lot of money and hassle later on.
What’s Involved with a Heating Maintenance Visit
Heating maintenance involves making a few adjustments to some of the components of the system and cleaning any parts that have collected dust over the last year. This helps everything to run smoothly, as even a small layer of dirt can make mechanical parts move slowly and can reduce air movement to the home. Additionally, some electrical connections may need tightening, or the temperature and pressure settings might need to be changed.
It’s imperative that you have a professional handle most of these tasks. You can and should do some smaller jobs yourself, such as changing the furnace filter, but professional maintenance helps to ensure proper and safe operation for another year to come.
The Benefits of Professional Maintenance
This also has lots of benefits for you, for your family, and for the heating system. Professional heating maintenance can lower your bills, since the parts are more or less running as intended. Additionally, it saves you the trouble of having to make repairs later on, especially since an inspection should reveal whether any repairs should be made ASAP. Finally, the heating system may actually last for longer, which saves you a lot of money on replacement costs in the long run. Consider scheduling maintenance before fall starts for maximum efficiency and performance.
Call Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning today to schedule a heating maintenance appointment before cooler weather begins in the Colorado Springs, CO area.