Heating and cooling is a big deal in Alberta. In winter, it's the difference between warm or literal freezing. In summer, you might not melt, but it'll feel like you might if things aren't working correctly.
A big part of your HVAC system is your furnace, and while you might not want to think about it when the sun is shining and the snow has melted, we all know that it will be back sooner than we'd like.
Here's what you need to know about home furnace service and maintenance.
There are several reasons why it's important to stay on top of home furnace service and maintenance:
Home furnace servicing and inspections are designed to ensure that your unit is safe and operating as efficiently and economically as possible. There's a long list of checks that help to ensure that happens, including:
While not all repairs will be covered by a routine home furnace service, if any serious issues are found during the inspection, the company carrying out the service should offer you a quotation to repair or replace the affected parts and equipment.
There are many things in your home that are suitable for DIY projects. Your furnace is not one of them. Not only will you be depending on it this winter to keep your family warm and safe, but furnaces that are not in perfect working order can be dangerous or even deadly.