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How Often Should You Get Your Heating System Checked?

As the winter draws closer and the temperatures start to drop, our home's heating systems will be relied upon to keep us warm, cozy, and comfortable. During the upcoming winter months, especially as more and more of us are working from home, it is essential that our home heating system is working as efficiently and effectively as possible.

In this blog post, we will highlight how often you should get your heating system checked. We will also look at what a routine service should involve and the benefits for your heating system's efficiency and longevity. 

Keep reading to learn more.

 

How Often Should You Get Your Heating System Checked?

There are a number of factors that determine how often you get your heating system checked, including climate, type of heating equipment, and the age of the system. Generally, an annual heating inspection is recommended to ensure that your system remains in good condition and lurking problems do not go unresolved for too long.

The best time to get your HVAC system checked is before you use it. For example, with an air conditioning system, the best time to have it serviced is before the start of the warmer summer months. In the case of a heating system, the best time is around now, before the cold weather really takes hold.

What Does a Heating System Check Include?

Our expert technicians can conduct a comprehensive check of your heating system to ensure that it is working efficiently and ready for extended use over the coming months. Our team of heating system experts will perform a comprehensive service on your system, ensuring that it is working efficiently and ready for extended use over the coming months. Depending on the system, this includes checks on the thermostat, filters, ductwork, temperature and pressure, circulating pump, combustion chamber, and radiator.

If you notice any issues between service checks, it is important that you contact a qualified HVAC expert in order to resolve the issue. Regular checks will lower the likelihood of needing emergency service.

Benefits of Routine Checks

Heating system maintenance helps to mitigate against disruption and inconvenience during the cold winter months. Routine annual inspections help to:

  • Increase comfort and reliability
  • Improve efficiency and energy savings
  • Enhance air quality
  • Extend the lifespan of the heating system
  • Lower the cost of future repairs
  • Improve safety.

For your next heating system check, our team at Problem Solved Plumbing has you covered.

Get Ready for Winter With a Heating System Check

As we turn towards the end of the year and the start of the cold season in Alberta, now is the time to ensure that your heating system is working as effectively and efficiently as possible. The best time for an annual inspection is just before the start of the cold months when any issues can be resolved.

Problem Solved Plumbing is your No. 1 choice for heating system inspections in the wider Cochrane and Calgary areas. In addition to routine inspections, we are available 24/7 for emergency services. Contact our team today for your next heating system check.

 

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