Regular furnace maintenance, including inspections and tune-ups, are essential for your home
HVAC system to continue operating efficiently and safely. When your furnace system is serviced before and after winter, you can count on optimal performance, good comfort, and improved airflow in the indoor space.
The Importance of Furnace Maintenance
The furnace is an integral part of your HVAC system. That’s why Air Repair Pros recommends two annual inspections of your HVAC system. During furnace maintenance, our technician will clean the system’s components. Then, they will adjust all the parts and mechanisms inside the furnace. Doing so will keep the system running effectively throughout the winter season. The technician will also conduct a comprehensive inspection to diagnose potential issues before they become more significant problems and lead to a furnace breakdown. Air Repair Pros has developed a complete furnace tune-up checklist that prevents corrosion and increases the system’s efficiency.
Furnace Tune Up Checklist
- Change filters
- Lubricate blower and bearings
- Turn off humidifier
- Check fan speed
- Check blower rotation
- Check condensate drain
- Check thermostat
- Check & clean condenser
- Check operating pressure
- Check amp draw of the motor
- Check ambient temperature
- Check refrigerant charge
- Check suction line temperature
- Check contactors and relays
- Check all safety controls
- Check all wiring connections
- Check start & run capacitors
- Check condenser fan motor
- Check rain shield
- Check compressor
- Check temperature drop across the coil
Do you need a furnace tune-up every six months?
Many homeowners in Frisco and surrounding communities don’t do it, but there are many reasons you should, mainly if it is an old furnace. Manufacturers of furnace systems recommend twice-annual inspections and maintenance by a licensed and professional HVAC technician.
Just like vehicles, furnace Just like vehicles, furnace systems have many parts, which can wear out over time. Some HVAC components work under pressure to maintain proper temperatures in the colder months. Without regular maintenance, components can malfunction, degrade, or lead to breakdowns. Our professionals use the furnace tune-up checklist to ensure all elements work efficiently and safely. Fixing issues in the fall or the early winter means the system is less likely to suffer a breakdown. Air Repair Pros urges you to have your older furnace tuned up regularly.
Furnace maintenance includes basic cleaning, such as cleaning or replacing the air filter. The process helps remove the dust and debris accumulated in the system, improving air quality in the indoor space, and helping prevent respiratory disorders. Duct cleaning removes even more dirt and dust from your home.
Limited or restricted airflow can significantly strain the furnace system, decreasing its lifespan. Our technician will perform a static airflow test to measure the ability of the fan to move air throughout your home.
Furnace maintenance service by Air Repair Pros also includes gas calibration and cleaning and inspection of the burner to ensure the output temperature is adequate. Our technicians ensure the safe operation of the burner and use the furnace tune-up checklist to maintain the overall performance of the HVAC system.