The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have things you’d rather spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This gives you the opportunity to get ahead of issues before they start. We all know how the winters in Plover can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unforeseen furnace breakdown. The team at Point Heating & Cooling will keep your hard-working furnace functioning smoothly this season. Regular furnace maintenance gives us an opportunity to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road. Think of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system with a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not headed towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Point Heating & Cooling in Plover will review both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to establish that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace running efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention quite a bit – check your air filter. The problems a dirty air filter can create are endless, and the solution is simple – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is vital for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can create a domino effect of problems within your system. A dirty filter blocks air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which hinders your system’s efficiency and the extra wear and tear will shorten your system’s life. Your air filter also has an effect on your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home flows through it. A filthy filter means polluted air. The longer you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address issues before they become a breakdown, along with an unexpected bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Point Heating & Cooling in Plover, give us a call at 715-345-1979 or set up an appointment with us online.