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 is a chance for you to get ahead of problems before they start. Anyone that has lived here awhile knows how winters in Hattiesburg can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unforeseen furnace breakdown. The team at Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Yearly furnace maintenance gives us a chance to identify existing problems that could grow into 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 Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning in Hattiesburg 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 running efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention a lot – check your air filter. The complications a dirty air filter can cause are endless, and the solution is simple – 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 lead to a domino effect of problems within your system. A dirty filter reduces air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which hinders your system’s efficiency and the extra wear and tear will shorten the life of your system. 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 polluted filter means dirty air.

The longer you wait to fix a problem, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address problems before they become a breakdown, along with an unexpected bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning in Hattiesburg, give us a call at 601-292-9763.