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5 Reasons To Schedule Heater Maintenance Now

The chillier that it gets, the faster our calendar will fill up with tune-ups and repairs to perform for homes throughout the area. That means that, if you haven’t already, it is a good idea to schedule heater maintenance now. That way you will be more likely to get the time and date selected that you want.

But we may be getting ahead of ourselves here. There’s a chance you are hesitating to get this service done because you aren’t sure if it is worth it. We’d like to tell you that it is! Here’s what you need to know about the benefits of regular maintenance for your heater.

1. Improves system efficiency

When you schedule maintenance with a trained professional each year, it can help prevent a loss of efficiency in your system. In fact, regular yearly tune-ups are estimated to prevent a loss of 5% of your heater’s efficiency, meaning you’ll enjoy a heater that can maintain up to 95% of its efficiency over its lifespan.

2. Improves system effectiveness

Better energy efficiency isn’t the only perk that this service provides. A well-maintained heater is also going to provide better effectiveness too. Think of it this way, does your car perform better with fresh oil or dirty oil in it? Maintenance for your heater is like an oil change for your car–it gets rid of all the issues that might hinder its performance so it can operate in prime condition.

3. Reduces the risk of repairs

Who enjoys having to get repairs for their heater each year? Probably no one. Repairs can be costly and put a heater out of commission for an extended period of time. Thankfully, when you schedule maintenance each year, it can prevent up to 85% of the possible repairs needs that could develop otherwise. That means a lot more money stays in your pocket over the years too.

4. Maximizes the heater’s lifespan

A well-maintained heater can last longer as well. Imagine the difference in your budget if your current heater only lasted for 10 years before breaking down versus having a system that lasted 15 years or more. Maintenance can help your system make it to that 15-year mark and, in some cases, surpass it before your need to schedule a heating system replacement in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

5. Ensures the system safety

Last and more certainly not least, when you schedule maintenance for your heater each year it will help the system provide warmth for your home in a safe manner. This is especially important if you have a gas-powered heating system. You should be able to operate your heater without worrying about the safety and health of the people in your home. Professional maintenance ensures the safety of your system and helps your peace of mind along with it.

As you can see, professional maintenance is a highly important and beneficial service. That’s why our team provides it to customers throughout the area.

Book your appointment today. Contact Elliott-McElwee, Inc. for the expert heating services you need. Your comfort is our business.

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