During the winter, it is absolutely imperative that you have a fully functional and reliable furnace in your Wichita home. As such, you have an obligation to make sure that your heating system is properly maintained. Because furnaces, boilers, and heat pumps are complex systems with […]
Heating Tune-Ups in the Wichita Area
You and your family depend on your home for comfort and security, and your heating system is a huge part of both of those, especially when winter temperatures reach their lowest. Winter in Wichita and the surrounding areas can be brutal, and keeping your home warm and comfortable while not overspending on energy costs can be difficult. Plus, any malfunctions with your heating system can be serious health and safety concerns.
The best way to ensure that your heating system is always up to the task of providing you with the warmth that you need for your home is to have regular tune-ups performed. Our Wichita HVAC contractors recommend that you have heating tune-ups performed at least once each year, preferably in the Fall, just before the heating season is in full swing. We offer heating tune-ups as part of our Security Plans and our Comfort Agreements, or our heating services can provide them as stand-alone services.
20 Point Precision Heating Tune-Ups for the Fall
Even if it doesn’t seem like anything is wrong with your heating system, our tune-ups will find and eliminate problems while they’re still in the earliest stages of development. They can ensure that your heater is always in the best condition. Our 20-point precision tune-ups include the following steps:
- Clean and adjust burner assembly
- Clean heat exchanger and elements
- Measure volts/amps on motors
- Lubricate all moving parts
- Adjust operating pressures
- Clean ignition assembly
- Monitor flue draft
- Check gas supply for leaks
- Check limit switch and gas shut off
- Clean or replace air filters (excludes specialty filters)
- Measure temperature change
- Check blower belt
- Tighten electrical connections
- Adjust thermostat calibration
- Clean and adjust blower
- Test safety controls
- Monitor starting capabilities
- Check fan motor direction
- Vacuum combustion chamber
- Check humidifier for proper operation
The Importance of Heating Tune-Ups
No matter what kind of unit you use to heat your home, it's very important that problems of any size are taken care of as quickly as possible. Letting problems with your heating unit go untreated for any amount of time will only lead to more damage, which can be detrimental to your heating system.
Regular tune-ups of your heating system will help you prevent your heater from needing extensive repairs, and they'll keep your heater as efficient as possible at all times. You'll be able to keep your home warmer and more comfortable while you're keeping your bills as low as possible. Annual heating tune-ups are one of the most beneficial services you can have performed on your Wichita home, and our professional heating technicians can guarantee your complete satisfaction with all of the work that we provide.
Heating Tune-Up Tips
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