The importance of furnace maintenance

January 24, 2017

We’re sure you have things you’d prefer to spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This allows you to get ahead of problems before they start. Anyone that has lived here awhile knows how winters in Williamsport can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Lycoming Heating Company will keep your hard-working furnace operating smoothly this season. Yearly furnace maintenance gives us time to identify existing problems that could lead to a furnace repair down the road.

Think of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system comprised of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on the path towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Lycoming Heating Company in Williamsport will review both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to ensure your furnace is that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come.

Something you can do to keep your furnace performing efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention all the time – check your air filter. The problems a dirty air filter can create are endless, and the solution is clear – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is vital for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can cause a domino effect of troubles within your system. A dirty filter reduces air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which negatively effects your system’s efficiency and the additional wear and tear will shorten your system’s life. Your air filter is the front line for your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home is passing through it. A dirty filter means filthy air.

The longer you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address complications before they become a breakdown, along with a surprise bill. Now is an excellent time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Lycoming Heating Company in Williamsport, give us a call at 570-244-2510.