Furnace Service – Repair Tips FAQ
How often should you have your furnace serviced?
Every home is different, and two houses may have different types or styles of furnaces. However, the variation in the different types of boilers and HVAC systems is that the general rule of thumb is to have your furnace serviced at least once yearly.
What does a furnace service include?
Some of the specific tasks involved in furnace maintenance services include: Examining the vent system and air intake grilles, eliminating any blockages. Checking the heat exchanger for signs of damage or corrosion. Examining and cleaning the blower, removing any debris
Do you need to clean the furnace every year?
Furnace companies all suggest annual inspections and maintenance by a qualified technician. Some HVAC contractors recommend getting newer furnaces checked every other year, but once they’re more than ten years old, have them checked yearly.
How long does it take to clean a furnace?
Furnace tune-ups take anywhere from 1-2 hours, depending on the unit. You won’t have to put your whole day on hold.
How often do you need to clean a gas furnace?
A good rule-of-thumb is to change your filters every two to three months and fully clean the furnace once a year. The best time to clean your gas furnace is during the warmer months, where you do not need to heat your home.