The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017Having to pay for needless repairs isn’t superior on anyone’s to-do list, that’s why thinking ahead with furnace maintenance is so important. The greatest time to stop a problem is before it starts. While we move into the colder season in Auburn, you don’t want to be deserted in the cold from a furnace malfunction. Your furnace will be working hard this season to keep you comfortable. Regular furnace maintenance from the team at Forster Heating will mend any current problems and diagnose and address any problems that could otherwise lead to furnace repair. Regular furnace maintenance is as imperative as getting the oil changed in your car. You wouldn’t go years on end without receiving an oil change – the same relates to furnace maintenance. As with any mechanical system, there are a number of things that should be checked so they don’t go wrong, and the experts at Forster Heating in Auburn will inspect all those moving fragments to ensure they aren’t proceeding toward a malfunction. Our specialists will investigate every moving function of your system, including your wiring, to guarantee that everything is functioning as it should. There is also a easy thing that you can do as a homeowner to keep your furnace running efficiently all through the year: check your air filter. Regularly testing and keeping up with replacing your air filter is a crucial to-do list item to keep your system operating efficiently, avoiding unexpected furnace repair. A dirty air filter restricts airflow and causes added effort on your furnace to maintain operation with your thermostat. This will not only lessen your furnace’s efficiency, it can also shorten the life of your system by creating additional wear and tear. Another thing to [[keep in mind|remember]bear in mind]67] is your indoor air quality. All of the air in your home travels through your air filter. If your filter is filthy, so is your air. The longer a problem goes ignored, the more damage it can do. We want to help you stay proactive and keep you from any unexpected breakdowns, which come with unanticipated bills. If you haven’t yet scheduled furnace maintenance, give the professionals at Forster Heating in Auburn a call at 530-885-8081. You can also schedule an appointment with us online.