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Common Furnace Problems if You Skip Maintenance

technician working on the inside of a furnaceFall is officially here, and cooler temperatures are soon to follow. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance in Chicago, IL. This is one of the most important services you can schedule for your heating system, for many reasons.

Regular maintenance is an essential part of ensuring your comfort as well as the integrity of your furnace. There are a number of benefits to not only scheduling annual tune-ups for this important piece of equipment, but also enrolling in a maintenance program so that your HVAC technicians can keep up on scheduling your appointments for you year after year. Keep reading to learn what can happen to your furnace if you skip maintenance.

Your Heater Won’t Be Reliable

There are many reasons you should schedule your furnace tune-ups on a regular basis. One that is most immediately important is that it makes your furnace more reliable over the coming season, and year after year.

The last thing you’d want on one of the coldest nights of the year is a heating system at risk of failing. During your maintenance session, our highly trained technicians tune-up and clean your system, locating any potential trouble areas so you don’t have to worry about your furnace not making it through the heating season.

Premature System Breakdown

Any HVAC system that breaks down before it’s estimated lifespan means a costly replacement long before you were ready for one. The best way to get a good return on the initial investment in your furnace is to get it to last as long as possible. Scheduling regular maintenance is a vital part of seeing this occur.

Energy and Monetary Loss

The wear and tear that a furnace accumulates year after year adds up to a drop in system efficiency. On average, furnaces lose about 5% of their energy efficiency for each year that maintenance is skipped.

As a result, you’ll soon notice your utility bills rising much higher than they should. Annual tune-ups can keep your heater running at 95% of its original efficiency throughout its entire lifecycle, keeping your heating bills down year after year.

Enroll in Our Maintenance Plan and Don’t Worry About Scheduling

As we alluded to above, enrolling in a maintenance program means that it is our job to schedule your tune-ups. You’ll never have to worry about furnace maintenance slipping your mind because you were busy with other important tasks. Our team will contact you with a reminder when it’s time for your furnace check-up.

When you sign up for our HVAC maintenance program, you’ll receive a precision tune-up and safety check, as well as priority service should you have a repair need or emergency later on down the line. You’ll also be eligible for discounts on any repair needs that come up. To enjoy these discounts as well as reduced heating costs and longer equipment life, you need simply to enroll now!

For comprehensive heating services or to enroll in our maintenance program, reach out to Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning today!

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