Furnaces in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Seattle, Bellevue, Shoreline, WA, and the Surrounding Areas
Furnaces are a complex and expensive piece of equipment. You should maintain it well to extract optimum performance from it. Following tips will help you keep this device in good condition.
Furnace Air Filter Cleaning
Keep the air filter clean. It should be replaced at least two times or more in a year, depending on the local environment. A dusty environment will require you to replace the air filter more than two times in a year. Collection of dust and debris on the filter impedes air supply. The motor and fan have to work harder, increasing your energy bills.
Furnace Maintenance Safety
Before you can do any type of basic maintenance with this heating system, you must ensure to switch off the power supply to this device. You should disconnect electrical connection by taking out its electrical plug from the electric wall panel. It ensures maximum safety when performing any maintenance service.
Keep Vents and Registers Obstruction Free
All vents and registers should be kept clean. There is a problem with airflow if these openings are blocked. Dust and debris should be removed after removing the access panel of the heating system. A vacuum cleaner with a long attachment should be used to remove dust and debris from the device.
This type of heating device requires occasional maintenance services. A professional tune-up service is needed at least once or twice a year. Any tune-up service that involves opening the parts of the heater should always be performed by a professional heater technician.
Professional Cleaning of Ductwork
The ductwork and ventilation should be cleaned by a duct cleaning company. It helps avoid mold growth, animal infestation and other problems that affect the ductwork. A clean ductwork helps protect home residents from allergy-related illnesses.
It can be time-consuming and laborious to do such maintenance works. Some of these jobs require skills and knowledge that you may not have. There are safety risks. You may damage well-working parts of the heater while cleaning it. There is no need to take such risks. Call our expert heating technicians for thorough cleaning and tune-up of your heating device.