Too Soon? Think Again – Now is the Time for Furnace Service in Marshalltown09/02/2015 Just because winter is almost over doesn’t mean that it’s time to disregard your furnace until next winter. The safest way to prepare for any season is to perform maintenance on your furnace now and guarantee that it is all set for when it’s needed. Yes, in a few weeks you will be changing your thermostat off from the ‘heat’ setting, but don’t forget about that final winter checklist thing to make sure that your furnace won’t create any sudden issues this summer and next early fall. Trusting your furnace after months of not using it is always a risk. It isn’t practical to trust that months of winter means you can neglect your system. That, on top of months not using your furnace in the summer, can cause maintenance difficulties and dirt logjam, especially if there is no arranged tune-up. So why right now? Why is checking your furnace beneficial? Routine furnace service can help you avoid a number of potential problems within the year, including: Hazardous situations with gas or oil trouble in your furnace More intricate furnace problems that could create impending furnace replacement Decreased efficiency, due to an overworked furnace A cancelled warranty after irregular maintenance over time Skipping regular furnace service and leaving it to chance with Marshalltown weather is not the best option. The best way to think about your furnace is to treat it like your car. Vehicles always need particular annual maintenance to keep everything working correctly, and without this maintenance, the lifespan of your car would be reduced. It’s the same for your furnace, and the best time to schedule service is now before you forget! If you want to learn more about what the team at B & G HVAC can do for you and your furnace this time of year, give us a call at 641-752-3429 or set up an appointment with us online.