The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have better things 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 complications before they start. We have all experienced how winters in Rapid City can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to a sudden furnace breakdown. The team at Street Heating & Sheet Metal Inc will keep your hard-working furnace functioning smoothly this season. Regular furnace maintenance gives us time to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road. See your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system containing a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not headed towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Street Heating & Sheet Metal Inc in Rapid City will inspect 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 quite a bit – 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 so important for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can create a domino effect of troubles within your system. A dirty filter restricts air flow which forces your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which has a negative impact on your system’s efficiency and the additional 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 goes through it. A polluted filter means polluted 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 problems before they become a breakdown, along with an unplanned bill. Now is an excellent time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Street Heating & Sheet Metal Inc in Rapid City, give us a call at 605-342-5107 or set up an appointment with us online.