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 gives you the opportunity to get ahead of issues before they start. We have all experienced how winters in Lawrence can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Scott Temperature will keep your hard-working furnace operating 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 your way to a breakdown this winter. The experts at Scott Temperature in Lawrence will check out 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 problems 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 create a domino effect of problems within your system. A dirty filter restricts air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which negatively effects your system’s efficiency and the additional wear and tear will shorten the life of your system. Your air filter also impacts your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home flows through it. A filthy filter means dirty air. The more time 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 complications before they become a breakdown, along with a surprise bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Scott Temperature in Lawrence, give us a call at 785-843-2244 or set up an appointment with us online.