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What Are Some Common Furnace Mistakes?

March 20th, 2015

86544098When you operate your furnace efficiently, you will get the most out of your heating system. Operating mistakes could keep the unit from functioning at its best and might increase your energy costs. Look out for the following mistakes to ensure your furnace runs smoothly:

Keeping It Too Long

Some homeowners tend to keep their furnaces long past their expiration dates. If you have had your furnace for at least 20 years, you should start looking for a new one. Even if your furnace seems to work well, it is probably not as efficient as it should be. Once your furnace reaches the 20-year mark, it is time to start shopping around for a newer model that will heat your home without using as much energy.

Not Getting It Serviced

Forgoing on regular service visits can cause major problems for your furnace and for your home. You should call a maintenance company to come out before you start to use the furnace for the year. They can look over all of the parts to make sure everything is functioning properly. When you get your furnace serviced regularly, it helps you ensure that the unit is working as efficiently as possible. It is also a great way to avoid maintenance issues that might cost a lot to repair.

Buying the Wrong Size

If you want your furnace to properly heat your home, it is important to buy the right size. Talk to the heating and cooling company about the best size furnace for your home. Once you update your furnace with a unit that can properly heat the building, you will notice impressive changes in the comfort level.

Russett Southwest is here to help you with all of your Tucson heating and cooling needs. From furnace repair to maintaining your indoor air quality, we help you keep your home or office as comfortable as possible. To learn more about our services or to request a visit, check out our website or call (520) 629-9676.