Too Soon? Think Again – Now is the Time for Furnace Service in Abilene09/02/2015Even though the autumnal equinox hasn’t brought about the official start of fall and the end of summer, now is the time to start considering furnace service. Sure, you won’t switch over your thermostat to the ‘heat’ setting for a few weeks, and maybe months if you’re lucky, but why wait for your furnace to quit running in the middle of a winter storm when it could have been avoided with basic furnace service? The looming colder weather means that you’ll slowly begin relying on a system that has been sitting idle for months on end. While most homeowners in Abilene expect no hiccups, that’s not always possible. It’s not tough to get stuck in the thought that your furnace kept you warm without any problems last year, but that doesn’t automatically mean you’ll have the same good fortune this year. By now you’re probably thinking – “So why is furnace service a necessity?” Setting up annual furnace service can help you avoid a variety of problems that can come up, including: A voided warranty due to improper maintenance Larger furnace problems that could be developing, potentially leading to furnace replacement An unsafe situation if there are any issues with the gas or oil portions of your furnace Reduced efficiency because your furnace is running harder than it has to Of course, there are more than just these four concerns that can come up, but the last thing you want to happen is to miss your annual furnace service and have it stop running on you when the Abilene weather starts getting bad this winter. The fact is that your furnace, and your air conditioner, should be maintained like a car. There are routine maintenance needs that keep things operating smoothly and at their greatest, which in turn can help prolong the lifespan of the equipment. If you’d like to find out what the team at Abilene Air-Tech Inc does for your furnace when you arrange for furnace service, give us a call at 325-692-5850 or set up an appointment online through our online scheduler.