Prepare Your Heating System for Winter

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It is a good time to gear up for winter with an annual heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) checkup. 

The furnace, boiler, or heat pump in your Pennsylvania or New Jersey home should be inspected and cleaned before the heating season begins.

All Seasons Comfort Control professionals can ensure your heating system delivers great performance, energy savings, and safety this winter. Bucks County residents have trusted us with their HVAC installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance for nearly 20 years. We know what it takes to maintain your HVAC system in top condition so it keeps you in total comfort.  

Why Is Annual Maintenance Important?

A tune-up will uncover any potential repair issues that should be dealt with now. If you neglect routine maintenance, problems that are easy to fix may worsen and lead to a costly breakdown. 

An annual inspection also detects potential health and safety hazards. Our pros at All Seasons Comfort Control check the combustion chamber and heat exchanger for cracks that allow toxic carbon monoxide (CO) gas to escape. If you own a gas-fueled furnace, be sure to install a carbon monoxide alarm in your Bucks County home. 

HVAC units run more efficiently when they are clean, repaired, and their parts are lubricated. More efficiency translates into less energy use and lower utility bills. Maintenance saves you money as it lengthens the service life of your furnace, boiler, or heat pump. 

It pays to schedule maintenance on your heat pump twice a year because it runs during the heating and cooling seasons. Spring is the best time to get it ready for the summer. Fall maintenance prepares it for winter.  

What Does Maintenance Include?

Our experts check electrical connections, motors, belts, sensors, ignitors, valves, ducts, thermostats, coils, blowers, fans, and drains. We lubricate moving parts, clean major components, and test for gas leaks. We check refrigerant levels in heat pumps, the flame characteristics in gas furnaces, and boiler pressure tanks. 

At All Seasons Comfort Control, we have you covered, no matter what kind of heating system you own. 

If you have a gas fireplace, consider scheduling annual maintenance when your heating system is tuned up. Dirty burners, worn parts, and cloudy glass doors can spoil the ambiance and warmth of a fireplace in your Bucks County home. 

Our All Seasons Comfort Control professionals inspect all major gas fireplace components, including the burner, fan, pilot light, combustion chamber, logs, wiring, vent, and glass doors. 

Steps You Can Take

You can help keep your HVAC equipment running efficiently year-round with minimal effort:

• Be sure to change your heating system’s filter every three months and inspect it monthly. The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) says keeping your HVAC filter clean can cut energy consumption by five to 15 percent.

• Vacuum the registers. 

• Clear debris away from the outdoor unit of your heat pump. Never use a power washer to clean it. Water from a garden hose is less likely to damage the heat pump’s coil.

• Seal and insulate your Pennsylvania or New Jersey home. Your heating system will not have to work as hard. 

Schedule Fall Maintenance Today

A well-maintained heating system will keep you warm and toasty in your Bucks County, PA, home this winter. Let All Seasons Comfort Control ensure that your furnace, boiler, or heat pump is up to the task. Call us at 215-860-0111 or request service online.

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