Furnace Cleaning You wouldn’t go too long before cleaning your house, right? To improve indoor air quality, furnace cleaning is a routine part of home upkeep. Otherwise, poor air quality could degrade the health and sanitation of your home.
Through the cold, intense winters here in Minnesota, we have the desire to cuddle inside our heated homes. However, if your furnace is attempting to circulate warm air in your home, you may have a possible dilemma on your hands. Generally, a furnace system usually doesn't encounter a lot of problems and functions efficiently when it is regularly maintained. However, an unclean furnace can decrease airflow and the lifespan of your furnace. You should not wait until your furnace’s system begins to fail to call for service. With regular routine care through it’s running months, you can avoid expensive repairs or replacement. In the long run, a sanitary and free-flowing system saves you money on energy bills, in addition to prolonging the life of your furnace. When matching it to the price of a new furnace, annual servicing isn’t costly.
Benefits of Furnace Cleaning A clean and fully inspected furnace can minimize the chance of having short- and long-term costs. Other costs that can be reduced with proper maintenance include your monthly heating statement. You help prevent pointless and costly repairs or replacement of your system, saving you in costs. Another one of the many added benefits of proper maintenance is the reduction of the amount of dust circulating throughout your home.
Here are several more benefits to keep in mind so your household can continue to run without worry:
- Increases air flow throughout the system and home. - Saves money with lower energy bills. - Reduces air contaminants for better indoor air quality. - Decline of everyday odors as well as the eradication of dust and other contaminants. - Improve allergy symptoms with the omission of allergens and irritants. - Diminishes the risk of fires from starting. - Restores the draft for an open flow of smoke and fumes away from your home. - Eradicates the risk of dust and other particles entering the furnace and prevents clogging the unit.
If you're tired of finding yourself without heat more often than you should or are simply tired of the extremely high utility bills that you’re paying, it might be time to get your furnace cleaned and inspected. Getting furnace cleaning every year is a great way to make sure that your furnace is running properly, and can help you save money in several important ways. Continue reading to find out about the many benefits to getting yearly cleaning for your furnace.
Cut Bills By Running More Efficiently One of the causes of high utility bills is a furnace that is not running efficiently. When a furnace has to work harder to function at its full capacity, then it’s going to use more energy - which means higher energy bills. Not only will a furnace cleaning help lower your bills by getting your furnace back to full capacity, but it will also help the environment.
More Consistent Heating System If the temperature in your house fluctuates throughout the day and you find yourself needing to pile on blankets only to throw them off just a few minutes later, it could be because there is dirt buildup in the furnace which is causing the flames to be obstructed. This means that the furnace is not able to get as hot as it’s supposed to, and can mean that it heats your house more sporadically. However, a professional furnace cleaning will remove all of the dirt build-up and have your furnace pumping out heat properly in no time.
Save on Repairs by Preventing Breakdowns About 90% of breakdowns that are seen with furnaces originate in a lack of regular maintenance. When your furnace is cleaned and inspected every year, all of the problems that come from poor maintenance are resolved - which means you can avoid having your furnace break down in the first place and can therefore save a great deal of money by completely avoiding a number of problems.
Save by Increasing the Lifespan of Your Furnace When you take excellent care of your furnace by having regular cleaning done, it will last much longer than if you simply let it sit year after year. A regular furnace cleaning not only includes a thorough cleaning of the entire furnace, but it also includes an inspection that can help you fix small problems before they become big problems. To avoid replacing your furnace much sooner than you’d like, make sure you are getting annual furnace cleaning.
Maintain Warranty Coverage Another important reason that you should have your furnace cleaned and inspected every year is that in many cases, it is required to maintain your warranty coverage. This is because furnace manufacturers understand the importance of maintaining a furnace system, so they will not honor your warranty if you are not having regular maintenance performed on your furnace. Warranties protect you from incurring huge costs if something goes wrong in your furnace that is the fault of the manufacturer. However, in order to benefit from your warranty if something does go wrong, you must make sure that you are following the guidelines laid down by the manufacturer.
Alpine Air Care's Furnace Cleaning Methods At Alpine Air Care, it doesn't matter what type of furnace system you have - our experienced technicians can usually have your furnace cleaned in an hour or so. So say goodbye to high-energy billing statements, and call us to have your furnace inspected and working perfectly. Here is a full range of items we check for when we come to clean and inspect your furnace:
· Air filter · Blower motor operation · Condensate drain line · Electrical connections · Evaporator · Flue piping · Gas and oil connections (gas burner, gas valve) · Operational performance · Pump operation · Thermostat settings
How Regularly Should your Furnace be Professionally Cleaned? To keep your air circulating in your home properly we recommend that you have your furnace system cleaned every 2 heating periods. As you know home care is very essential, you should be checking your air filter periodically during the months your furnace is running. Regularly scheduled replacement and cleaning of your air filter also helps reduce airborne contaminates in between proper cleanings.
While your air filter does trap most debris, dirt, and other buildup, you should also make sure that your air ducts are working properly as well. Especially after a renovation project, a great deal of dust and debris can be easily introduced into your home’s forced air system where it is dispersed throughout your home. In order to moderate the poor air quality being circulated, it is our recommendation to have your furnace, air ducts, and furnace filters serviced. And we can also assist you with that! Just make sure to mention it when you want to schedule your furnace maintenance appointment.
What sets Alpine Air Care apart from the competition? It doesn’t matter if your furnace is electric, duel fuel, gas, oil, or a boiler, our expert technicians can assist. We come equipped and qualified to deal with any type of hitch. We can evaluate and fix most of your problems all on the same day, so that you can go back to having the luxury of warmth in your home.
Our maintenance services include cleaning and examining furnaces, air ducts, and the well-being of your air duct systems. We make sure to observe the surface of the heating exchange for any cracks and wear as well as determine if air is being properly circulated throughout your home. At Alpine Air Care, we look at your furnace’s electrical parts to make sure it is free from damage and that it is safely functional. Not only do we make sure that everything is running in proper order for safety, but we can also help reduce your energy bills by ensuring your system is at maximum efficiency.
Furnace Maintenance Saves You Money Is it the middle of winter and your furnace isn’t producing any heat? Is your furnace system working harder than normal or making odd sounds? Are your energy bills too high during the peak of winter? A lot times this is due to lack of maintenance and proper care. During the period that you use your furnace, you should be analyzing, cleaning, or changing your air filters monthly. If you don’t know what to look for or how to, an Alpine Air Care specialist is happy to assist you during our service visit. We want to help you avert damaged equipment or having to replace parts or all of it. With a yearly checkup and service, you can find hidden problems earlysuch as carbon monoxide leaking. Doing simple things like changing your filters will help keep your system clean and running effortlessly. A simple act of changing your filters regularly can help keep you use less energy and improve indoor air quality as well as potentially save you big dollars on an emergency service call. Also, detecting drafts and assuring that you have sufficient insulation are also good ways to make sure that your home stays warm and your energy bills emerge lower. Call Alpine Air Care to set up a complete furnace maintenance consultation, and help you save on your monthly energy bill today.
Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee We are so confident in our service that we can give this guarantee to every one of our customers. That means that you can get a furnace and HVAC cleaning and know that your hard-earned money is going toward making your furnace and HVAC system more efficient, more consistent, and save you money on utility bills - as well as extend the lifespan of your furnace. Give Alpine Air Care a call today so we can show you how we can confidently keep you and your family warm throughout the cold Minnesota seasons.