The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have things you’d prefer to spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This allows you to get ahead of issues before they start. Anyone that has lived here awhile knows how winters in Zelienople can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Knoechel Heating Company will keep your hard-working furnace functioning smoothly this season. Annual furnace maintenance gives us an opportunity to identify existing problems that could grow into a furnace repair down the road. Think of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system containing a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on the path towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Knoechel Heating Company in Zelienople will review both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to ensure your furnace is that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace operating efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention all the time – check your air filter. The complications a dirty air filter can generate are endless, and the solution is simple – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is vital for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can lead to a domino effect of issues within your system. A dirty filter restricts air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which has a negative impact on your system’s efficiency and the extra wear and tear will decrease the life of your system. Your air filter also impacts your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home is passing through it. A polluted filter means polluted air. The longer you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address problems before they become a breakdown, along with an unexpected bill. Now is an excellent time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Knoechel Heating Company in Zelienople, give us a call at 724-452-6280 or set up an appointment with us online.