Wondering Why All The Hype About Preventive Maintenance? Why It's A Valuable Service To Have Done
by Greg Leisgang on November 3, 2011
Posted in: Service
With the vital role that your Cincinnati home heating system plays in your family’s day-to-day comfort, it is important not to neglect the simple preventive maintenance that will help keep it performing optimally. Maintenance also helps equipment to run more efficiently, and it saves you money.
At each service check, all of the parts of the heating system will be thoroughly cleaned to make sure they are able to operate smoothly and efficiently. Moving parts are also lubricated and electrical connections tightened to ensure the system will work properly.
Avoid Untimely Breakdowns
With winter is on its way in, having preventive maintenance performed now is ideal. Maintenance helps to keep the system's components in good shape and to avoid the wear and tear that inevitably occurs over time. Additionally, getting a service check before the heating season begins will decrease the likelihood of an unexpected breakdown, because an inspection of the system's components ensures that they aren’t in danger of failing. If they show signs of deterioration, cleaning them, or possibly replacing parts, ensures that the heating system will provide consistent service over the winter.
Collectively, all of the maintenance steps performed each year can help your HVAC equipment reach the average lifespan of 15 years, no matter how often you use it.
Avoid Unnecessary Repairs
The longer you wait to have preventive maintenance performed, the more your odds of running into a problem increase – and when it's too late to use maintenance to avoid them. The cost of maintenance is generally less than the cost of repairs, for resulting problems that regular maintenance could have prevented. You will also ensure your peace of mind, knowing that you and your family don’t have to worry about the possible failure of your heating equipment.
To schedule this year's preventive maintenance appointment for your heating system, contact Tri-County Heating & Cooling today. We have proudly served Butler County and the Greater Cincinnati area since 1969.
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