We are taking the following precautions due to the COVID-19 virus. All of our technicians have masks, glasses, latex gloves and shoe booties if they have to enter your home. Our technicians also have hand sanitizer and disinfectants that they use after every call.
If we are there to do maintenance and we don’t have to come inside your home to get to the equipment, we are asking homeowners to adjust the thermostat for us so we can do the system maintenance without entering the home. We will not be shaking hands and will keep our distance from customers.
Why You Should Have Your Heating System Maintenanced
As the weather starts to lower, it is a good time to make sure your heating system is running properly. The last thing anyone wants, in the middle of a cold winter, is to have to deal with a broken system.
Have your current system checked
There are a number of maintenance checks you should perform on your heating systems at the start of fall. This includes checking and changing your air filters (about every month or so), make sure the ducts are properly connected and that there is not damage, and clean out any dust and debris around the area of the system. You should try turning your system on, to ensure it is properly running.
When was the last time you had your heating system checked by a professional? Don’t wait until your system has problems; schedule a maintenance check with a professional today. This can help prevent your system from having problems. During this maintenance check, the HVAC professional will do a number of checks and maintenance including: lubricating moving parts, checking the voltage on the motor, and make sure all parts are function properly.
Benefits of maintenance
When your heating system isn’t maintained, the pieces, over time, will start operating at a lower standard. This can cause problems in the system, which might lead to it failing. Often times, it will also lead to it having to work harder to perform its task. This can mean more energy use and higher bills. Having annual maintenance done on your system can help lower your bills, and keep your heating system running at a higher standard.
Upgrade your system
If you currently have an older HVAC system, one that is over ten years old, it might be time to consider upgrading the system. This can be an energy efficient way, to make sure you stay warm this winter. The last thing you want is for your old system to stop working right in the middle of a cold night.
Having regular maintenance on your system can help prevent future problems. There are a few things you can do yourself, but you should also have a professional check your system. If your system is having issues, you might want to consider upgrading your system today.
For maintenance on your heating system, contact us today. Paschal Heat, Air, & Geothermal offer fast, same day service In the Northwest Arkansas area.