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 stay ahead of any season is to tune up your furnace now and guarantee that it is all set for when it’s needed. Sure, in a few weeks you will be switching your thermostat off from the ‘heat’ setting, but don’t disregard that final winter checklist thing to make sure that your furnace won’t create any sudden problems this summer and next early fall.
Relying on your furnace after months of not using it is always a risk. It isn’t realistic to think that months of winter means you can disregard your system. That, on top of months not using your furnace in the summer, can cause maintenance difficulties and dirt logjam, especially if there is no scheduled tune-up.
So why right now? Why is tuning your furnace beneficial?
Annual furnace service can help you avoid a number of possible problems throughout the year, including:
- Hazardous situations with gas or oil trouble in your furnace
- More complex furnace problems that could lead to possible furnace replacement
- Lowered efficiency, due to a wornout furnace
- A voided warranty after sporadic maintenance over time
Forgetting routine furnace service and leaving it to chance with Williamsport weather is not the greatest option.
The best way to look at your furnace is to regard it like your car. Vehicles always need certain regular maintenance to keep everything working correctly, and without this maintenance, the lifetime of your car would decrease. It’s the same for your furnace, and the greatest time to setup service is now before you forget! If you want to discover more about what the team at Lycoming Heating Company can do for you and your furnace this season, give us a call at 570-326-4450.