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Is It Too Early for Heating Maintenance?

Fall has arrived and with it cooler temperatures. You may not have heating tune-ups on your mind, but it’s the perfect time to schedule heating maintenance with our expert team. But why would you want to schedule a tune-up when you haven’t even turned your heater on yet? Well, that’s exactly why! You haven’t had to use your heater this season, and when you do use it you want it to work perfectly the first time. 

If you need to schedule heating maintenance in Layton, UT, our team is here to help. In fact, we have an Ultimate Service Agreement, which is our unique maintenance program that ensures we check your heater annually for repair needs. If you’re wondering whether it’s too early for heating maintenance, read on to learn why now is the best time to schedule your appointment.

The Importance of Heating Maintenance

When you invest in maintenance for your heating system, you ensure that it lasts as long as possible. Most heaters are rated to last between 10 and 15 years. Maintenance is the difference in your unit lasting 15 years or even longer. It is inevitable that something will go wrong with your heater eventually, and heater maintenance helps you stay ahead of those repairs.

But why now, you may be asking? Why is it so important that you schedule maintenance now rather than in a few months? When heaters begin to experience problems in the middle of winter, every call is an emergency. No one wants to go hours or days without their heater working, so our technicians stay busy tending to heater repair needs around the clock. That’s what you risk when you put off heater maintenance. By scheduling now, you do so on your own terms and not waiting until an inconvenient heater breakdown. 

Other benefits of heater maintenance include:

  • Reducing repair needs – When you have a heater tune-up, you stay ahead of repairs by identifying problems before they spread or worsen. Fixing a small problem like a loose screw or dirty filter can prevent much larger problems from ever occurring. 
  • Stay safe and warm – Maintenance also ensures that your family is warm and safe all winter long. Maintenance appointments are a great way to prevent safety issues like loose wires or gas leaks, depending on what type of heating system you have. And when your system is in its best condition, you don’t have to worry about coming home to find out your heater is broken and you can’t get repairs until the next day. 
  • Increase energy efficiency – Your system naturally loses some of its efficiency each year without regular maintenance. But little tweaks to your system annually can add up to improved efficiency. This means your home stays warmer while using less energy to do it. Your monthly energy bills are lower than they would be otherwise, and you have fewer hassles. 

Contact your HVAC and plumbing experts at Rentmeister Total Home Service today!

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