Heater Maintenance

Heater Maintenance

How do I determine if I need heater maintenance?

Maintenance on a home or businesses’ heater should be done routinely. Routine maintenance is the only method that will ensure that the system runs efficiently and properly. If maintenance has not been routinely performed on a heater, it could become an unforeseen hazard that could imperil the building’s inhabitants. This means that if the heater maintenance has been neglected it should be performed immediately.

In addition, some maintenance will allow the system to function optimally. This means that these systems will perform more efficiently and return the savings on the utility bills that the manufacturers promised. This is important because this rating is one of the chief selling points of these systems and a major factor in why a particular system is chosen.

Maintenance should also be performed before periods of heavy use such as the winter months. In some cases, this schedule of routine maintenance can prevent problems that could cause the systems to fail in times when they are needed most, and also prevent hazardous problems that could possibly cause fires.

Why is heater maintenance important?

Because some issues can cause problems like fires, heater maintenance is of the utmost importance. It is also important because if systems run improperly, the wear on their parts become more severe and rigorously limits the working life of heating systems.

This shortened working life means that the systems will have to be replaced much sooner than maintained systems and will cost the owner more because of the increased incidence of necessary repairs. In addition, these repairs can interrupt service in the most severe weather. This means that it will take longer to acquire a technician, and parts and labor will be more expensive.

What are some signs of needing heater maintenance?

Seasonal changes in weather can be a sign that it is time to have a system’s routine maintenance performed by a reputable HVAC company before the system is used heavily in the winter and summer months. In addition, if the system is not performing efficiently, a maintenance check should be instituted.

One way that people can alleviate some issues is to change the filter on the heater. If the system does not return to prior performance, a qualified HVAC technician or company should be employed to assess the system.

If the heater in your Boise area home is not working so hot, it’s high time you call Wickstrom Plumbing Heating and Cooling at (208) 505-9352. We’ve got you covered from installation to repairs and everything in between!