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Why Homes Need Routine Furnace Tune-Ups

When it comes to home maintenance, the best way to avoid major problems is to stop them before they start. This is especially true for the furnace. Keeping the furnace up-to-date holds many benefits for homeowners and their families. This article covers just a few of the many benefits of furnace tune-ups.

1. Keep the Home and Family Safe

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The purpose of running routine maintenance checks on the furnace is to catch anything out of the ordinary that could lead to bigger problems or emergencies down the road. 

All kinds of horrible furnace hazards can occur. Fire, excess gases, carbon monoxide poisoning, asthma attacks, and breathing issues are all potential hazards of malfunctioning furnaces. These can be toxic and even deadly events if they occur, jeopardizing the health and safety of the air and those living in the home. 

Scheduling annual maintenance checks for the furnace can help homeowners identify small inefficiencies or malfunctioning components and resolve the problem before the furnace breaks and puts lives at risk.

2. Maximize Comfort

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Sometimes it’s the smallest changes that make the biggest differences. When it feels too cold in the house, turning up the thermostat temperature just a few degrees can make the house feel much warmer and more comfortable. 

Minor inefficiencies in the furnace can stall its ability to perform well and decrease the comfort of those living in the home. It can not only increase energy bills every month but also lead to restricted airflow or poor indoor air quality. Having the furnace tuned up ensures that it’s running as efficiently as possible to maximize the comfort of homeowners and their families in the home.

3. Maintain a Long-Lasting, Efficient System


Furnace tune-ups also allow the system to run more efficiently for a longer period of time. As mentioned, these minor tune-ups can lead to efficiency improvements. And these efficiency improvements can lead to cost savings on energy bills. Many homeowners can experience up to a 30% lower energy bill as a result of furnace maintenance.

In addition to the cost savings on monthly bills, furnace tune-ups can put off a furnace replacement by helping to extend the furnace’s lifespan. If homeowners don’t clean or maintain their furnace properly, the unit has to work harder. As a result, the components will wear out faster, and there will be a shorter time frame before the parts will need to be repaired or replaced. Taking care of the furnace system will help it to continue to run smoothly for much longer, and calling a professional can better ensure this.

About Laney’s Inc.

Laney’s Inc. has been a full-service plumbing, HVAC, and electrical company with additional specializations in indoor air quality and water treatment for over 60 years. They can provide customized services and solutions that fit customers’ unique situations. No matter what the customer’s needs are, they can trust in the expertise of Laney’s technicians.