Why You Should Use A Professional For Your Furnace Maintenance

Your furnace is one of of the most important parts of your home.  With winter slowly approaching, getting your furnace maintained is essential to keep it in good working order — and it will ensure that your home stays warm and is free from safety concerns this winter season.

Why Should I Choose Professional Furnace Maintenance?

You may be tempted to maintain your furnace yourself, especially if you’re a DIY-enthusiast. However, there are a few important reasons why you should consider professional maintenance instead:

1. Keep your warranty valid

Your furnace probably came with a warranty that covers you if anything breaks down or goes wrong within the warranty period. However, most warranties are only valid if they receive regular, annual maintenance by a licensed HVAC professional. Doing certain maintenance tasks yourself could void your warranty.

2. Your system will continue to work properly

HVAC professionals are experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to furnaces, air conditioners and other home comfort systems. Different brands and models of furnaces may require specific maintenance and parts, and your HVAC professional will know the exact specifications and maintenance requirements for your system, so you’ll know it will continue to work properly.

3. Your furnace model may have quirks

Sometimes, specific models of furnaces have unique quirks that only an HVAC professional will know about. Certain furnaces have quirky issues that DIY maintenance won’t be able to solve. HVAC professionals have access to a network of other professionals, so we can find the best solutions.

4. Your furnace system will continue to work safely

HVAC professionals don’t just perform maintenance to fix current issues, but will also conduct an inspection in case there are any problems that could cause you issues in the future. HVAC professionals can identify cracks and other problems that you might not be able to see — and cracks can cause issues as serious as leaking carbon monoxide into your home. Getting your furnace maintained by a professional can help you avoid these potential disasters and keep your family and your home safe.

5. Professional furnace maintenance can save you money

It may seem counterintuitive, but having a regular maintenance plan can help you save money in the long-run. If you try to fix your furnace yourself, you may cause even more problems that could cost you hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars. Investing in a professional maintenance plan is affordable and can save you money by preventing costly repairs in the long-term.

Skip the DIY route when it comes to your furnace! At Cross Heating & Air Conditioning, it’s our pleasure to provide exceptional furnace maintenance and customer service. Contact us to learn more about our maintenance plans.

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