The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017Having to pay for unnecessary repairs isn’t top on anyone’s to-do list, that’s why thinking ahead with furnace maintenance is so crucial. The best time to stop a problem is before it arises. While we draw near the winter months in Utica, you don’t want to be abandoned in the cold due to a furnace malfunction. Your furnace will be working hard this season to keep you comfortable. Regular furnace maintenance from the team at Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. will mend any existing problems and identify and tackle any problems that could otherwise lead to furnace repair. Annual furnace maintenance is as crucial as getting the oil changed in your car. You wouldn’t go consecutive years without receiving an oil change – the same applies to furnace maintenance. As with any mechanical system, there are many of things that should be examined so they don’t go wrong, and the experts at Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. in Utica will review all those moving parts to guarantee they aren’t heading toward a malfunction. Our experts will investigate every moving function of your system, counting your wiring, to guarantee that everything is working as it should. There is also a straightforward thing that you can do as a homeowner to keep your furnace running efficiently throughout the year: check your air filter. Regularly checking and keeping up with changing your air filter is a crucial job to keep your system running correctly, avoiding unexpected furnace repair. A dirty air filter limits airflow and produces added strain on your furnace to maintain operation with your thermostat. This will not only lower your furnace’s efficiency, it can also decrease the life of your system by creating extra wear and tear. Another thing to [[keep in mind|remember]bear in mind]67] is your indoor air quality. All of the air in your home travels through your air filter. If your filter is filthy, so is your air. The further a problem goes unaddressed, the more destruction it can do. We want to help you stay on top of things and keep you from any unanticipated malfunctions, which come with unforeseen bills. If you haven’t yet scheduled furnace maintenance, give the professionals at Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. in Utica a call at 586-731-0950. You can also set up an appointment with us online.