WHAT IS A FURNACE PRECISION TUNE-UP?
Furnace season is upon us and customers often ask us what our industry-leading 26-point furnace maintenance checklist includes.
It’s no secret that our furnace maintenance program is the most comprehensive in the business. The value is simply unbeatable – and we’re happy to share it so you see the value too.
Any moving machinery, such as is in a car, has parts that need to be maintained, cleaned, and checked for safety. With your family spending much more time at home this winter, your home comfort system will be working in OVERDRIVE.
By cleaning and changing filters and performing an annual inspection and tune-up, you’ll be preventing problems before they occur.
WHEN YOU BOOK A HEATING MAINTENANCE VISIT WITH ONE OF OUR TECHNICIANS, HERE’S WHAT YOU GET:
- Check and adjust thermostat levels.
- Check for all safety controls and wire connections.
- Perform a visual inspection of the heat exchanger.
- Check and clean the thermocouple or flame sensor.
- Check, clean the igniter, spark electrode and pilot.
- Check and replace filters.
- Adjust dampers for heating and cooling mode.
- Cleaning and inspection of all of the burners and the burner compartment.
- Clean the blower, test run the capacitor for performance benchmarks.
- Check and flush the condensate drains or traps.
- Inspect the venting system for leaks, debris or anything else out of the ordinary.
- Check the temperature rise and adjust the blower speed as required.
- Check for the required service access.
- Check for adequate combustion air requirements.
- Lubricate all moving parts.
- Cycle the furnace and monitor the ignition and the flame for any issues.
- Check and record the manifold pressure and the clock input.
- Perform a CO test and record the readings.
- Test the fuel line for leaks at the appliance.
- Check for the presence of a gas pipe pressure test tag.
- Wipe down and clean the area surrounding the furnace.
- Check for the manufacturer’s installation and operation manuals.
- Compare utility costs and equipment life expectancy with the homeowner.
- Offer replacement batteries for the smoke detector.
- Check for a CO alarm.
- Review and document results and recommendations with the client.
When your furnace maintenance is complete, you’ll know that every part of your furnace was inspected, cleaned, verified and ready to keep your family warm and comfortable through the fall, winter and early spring.