Collier's Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Maintenance’

Never Too Late to Join the HomeSavers Club and Tune-Up Your Heater

Monday, January 7th, 2019

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As you start to settle into the new year, you’ll be using your heater almost every day. Did you remember to have it maintained back in the fall? If you didn’t, please don’t skip it for the year. A heating system needs to have professional maintenance done annually, or else it will start to age rapidly, turn inefficient, suffer from more repair needs, and maybe even develop safety hazards. You may also void the manufacture’s warranty if you don’t keep current with maintenance.

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Where Is the Furnace Filter? How Do I Change It?

Monday, December 24th, 2018

man-holding-furnace-filterWe hope you’re reading this post because you have these questions on your mind—probably because you’ve seen mention on our site, or elsewhere on home service pages, that routine furnace filter changes are mandatory for top heating performance.

Yes, the air filter in your furnace must be changed regularly throughout the heating season. If your AC is housed in the same cabinet (and most are), then it shares use of the same filter and it needs to be routinely changed during the cooling season as well. Simple panel filters (which you can purchase in packs for about a dollar each) usually need to be replaced monthly, while stronger pleated filters can last from 3 to 4 months.

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5 Warnings Your Heater Is About to Break Down

Monday, November 26th, 2018

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You’ve got your home heating system running, ready to settle into the routine that will last until spring. If you’ve taken good care of the heater and remembered to schedule regular maintenance for it through our HomeSavers Club, you have every reason to believe the system will get through the coming season without trouble.

But there is no such thing as a heater that’s 100% free from malfunctions. No matter the planning, no matter the care, the heater in your home might fail during the coming months. It may give no warning, but this is rare. As a heater veers for a breakdown, it usually gives off warning signs. If you catch these warnings, you can call an HVAC contractor in Plymouth, IN to come to rescue the system with repair or even a replacement in extreme cases.

Below are five of the common warning signs of a heater close to failing.

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What Might Go Wrong When a Furnace Isn’t Maintained Annually

Monday, October 1st, 2018

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Each fall, as the weather starts to cool, HVAC technicians roll up their sleeves, stock up their vans, and get to work doing tune-ups and inspections of home furnaces. It’s one of the most important parts of our job, and we make sure our customers know how vital annual maintenance is for their furnaces. We make it as easy as possible to have the job done with our HomeSavers Club, a maintenance program that provides both heating and air conditioning maintenance during the year.

You may feel tempted to skip maintenance for your gas furnace this fall, thinking that it’s not necessary every year. However, the consequences of missing annual maintenance can be high. Below is a list of what might go wrong if your furnace isn’t given its regular fall tune-up and inspection.

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We Know It’s Warm—But It’s Time to Prepare for the Cold

Monday, September 17th, 2018

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Why, oh why would we choose this time, when the weather is often a wonderful 72°F, to talk about heating your home?

Sorry, we don’t mean to intrude, but September and October are the months of the year to start preparing for winter weather. One of the critical prep jobs you can have done easily during these final warm days a maintenance inspection and tune-up for your heater. You can schedule this vital heating maintenance in Syracuse, IN with our team: just sign up for our HomeSavers Club. You’ll have the heating help you need—as well as the cooling help when spring comes.

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Did Your Furnace Need Repairs When You Shut It Off Before Summer?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

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If you’re wondering why we’re asking the question in the title, it’s because at Collier’s we’re preparing for the change in seasons, and we want to make sure our customers are getting ready as well. A furnace that has lingering repair needs from the previous year can cause serious troubles when the first cold weather arrives and the heater has to fire up.

We strongly recommend you get ahead of any problems with your heating system by calling us for furnace repair in Plymouth, IN. The weather may still be warm outside but trust us: the best time to have a furnace fixed is when you don’t need it working.

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Early Warning Signs to Call for Heating Repair

Monday, October 16th, 2017

furnace-repair-technicianThe October cool is in the air, and you’ve probably already had your home’s heating system on a few times during the evening. It will start working more and more in the following weeks, so before you read any further, schedule regular heating maintenance with our team through our HomeSavers Club. You’ll receive the best tune-up and inspection for your heating system with our maintenance service.

But no one can work a miracle and make a heater 100% malfunction free! During this time of year, before you rely on your heater every single day, pay close attention to signs you may need heating repair in Syracuse, IN.

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Here’s How Our HomeSavers Club Prevents Furnace Repairs

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

gas-furnace-openFall is a slower time of the year when it comes to HVAC work because the hot weather subsides, taking the pressure off air conditioners, but the true cold weather hasn’t set in yet, keeping furnaces and other heating systems inactive. But there’s an important HVAC job that needs to be done at this time of year, which is regular professional maintenance for a home’s heating system.

If your home is like many in Indiana, it uses a furnace for winter heat. Arranging to have it maintained through our HomeSavers club will help the system run at peak efficiency through the coming winter. But it will also prevent many repair issues.

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Our HomeSavers Club Is the Best Way to Plan for Winter Heating

Monday, September 18th, 2017

As we’re writing this, it’s only a few days until the first official day of fall. Of course, temperatures don’t immediately drop on the first day of fall, and there may still be warm days ahead. But fall is definitely the time to start planning the transition into the season when you’ll need your furnace, boiler, heat pump, or radiant heating system working on a regular basis. And that means that it’s once more time for a routine inspection and maintenance tune-up for your home’s heating system.

If you want to take care of maintenance for your heating in Syracuse, IN this September or October and you haven’t signed up for our HomeSavers Club, now is the time to sign up and get a jump on this important fall task.

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Why You Should Join Our HomeSavers Club

Monday, April 17th, 2017

dollar-signs-out-house-chimneyThe arrival of the first warm spring weather is a warning sign for homeowners that the time has come to have their air conditioning systems given a thorough professional inspection and precision tune-up. This helps people head into the hottest weather of the year with the reassurance their ACs will perform to expectation, won’t waste money, and have little chance of breaking down.

When it’s time for your annual air conditioning maintenance in Syracuse, IN, the best way to get started isn’t simply to call an HVAC contractor and schedule a maintenance appointment. But you can contact us and sign up for our HomeSavers Club to have all your maintenance needs for the year taken care of at once, as well as enjoy discounts and other benefits.

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