Just because winter is nearing its end doesn’t mean that it’s time to disregard your furnace until next winter. The nicest way to gear up for any season is to service your furnace now and ensure that it is prepared when it’s needed. Yes, in a few weeks you will be changing your thermostat off from the ‘heat’ setting, but don’t overlook that final winter checklist piece to make sure that your furnace won’t create any unexpected problems this summer and next early fall.
Trusting your furnace after months of inactivity is always a wager. It isn’t realistic to believe that months of winter means you can disregard your system. That, on top of months of inactivity with your furnace in the summer, can cause maintenance issues and dirt accumulation, especially if there is no scheduled tune-up.
So why right now? Why is checking your furnace helpful?
Routine furnace service can help you dodge a number of potential problems during the year, including:
- Unsafe situations with gas or oil problems in your furnace
- More complex furnace problems that could bring about possible furnace replacement
- Reduced efficiency, due to an overworked furnace
- An annulled warranty after irregular maintenance over time
Skipping routine furnace service and leaving it to chance with Rapid City weather is not the best option.
The best way to look at your furnace is to regard it like your car. Vehicles always need specific annual maintenance to keep everything running smoothly, and without this maintenance, the lifetime of your car would be reduced. It’s the same for your furnace, and the best time to schedule service is now before you forget! If you want to hear more about what the team at Street Heating and Cooling can do for you and your furnace this time of year, give us a call at 605-206-3915.