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Why You Should Schedule Heating Maintenance Today


Would you wait until your car breaks down before checking the oil level? We certainly hope you would say no. This question serves as a great example of why you don’t wait until there is a problem with your heating system before getting it checked by a professional. You want to stay ahead of any potential problems with your system so you don’t lose the use of it for an extended period of time. 

This is exactly what heating maintenance in Egg Harbor Township is for. Maintenance serves as a preventative service that helps your system operate more effectively throughout the heating season and helps to reduce the risk of repair needs or a system breakdown. Get ahead of the game by scheduling your maintenance appointment today.

Why Spend Time on Maintenance

If your heater seems to be working fine you might not be motivated to schedule maintenance. The whole point of maintenance is to make sure that your heater stays in this state. you don’t want your heater to break down or start having major problems that me and that you can’t use it for days on end. Maintenance helps to ensure that you don’t lose the use of your heater and that it’s not going to cost you an exorbitant amount of money to run. Here are the noteworthy benefits you enjoy with regular maintenance:

  • Improved energy efficiency: Regular maintenance helps combat the loss of efficiency that your system encounters as it ages. Each year without maintenance means a 5% loss in efficiency.
  • Reduced repair risks: Getting yearly tune-ups helps to prevent most of the repairs that your heater might need otherwise. It also helps reduce the costs of the repairs that do pop up.
  • Increased effectiveness: The key goal of maintenance is to make sure that your system works optimally when you need it the most.
  • Better safety: This is especially important if you have a gas-powered furnace. Maintenance helps to keep you and your home safer.

Why Get a Tune-Up Now

We’ve established why maintenance is a pretty important service for your heater. Now we want to take a moment to address when you should get this service taken care of. As we said at the start, maintenance is a preventative service. This means that you want to schedule maintenance before you start using your heater on a regular basis. Think of it as training before the marathon or getting maintenance for your car before a long road trip.

Getting your heating maintenance taken care of in the fall is going to help ensure that your system performs optimally throughout the coldest months of the year. What’s more, is knocking this service out now is going to help save you some stress down the road. The longer you wait the harder it will be to schedule a tune-up during a time that is convenient for you since our calendars fill up the colder it gets.

Don’t miss out! Schedule your tune-up with Elliott-McElwee, Inc. today. First-time customers can receive 10% off their first service call.

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