Why Your Holiday Checklist Should Include a Heating System Tune-up, heating maintenance, hvac, maintenance, blog, tom rostron

December 16, 2014

With the holidays fast approaching, many people simply try to keep things from falling off the rails. This is especially true when it comes to hosting family, in which case you’ll want to do everything possible to keep them warm and comfortable. We’ve all heard of home heating emergencies that occur throughout the holiday season, and keeping them at bay can be easier said than done. Still, there are a number of things you can keep in mind if you want your home to be warm and comfortable.

One thing that should never be overlooked when you’re putting together your holiday checklist is ensuring that your heating system is up to date, and the best way to do this is to schedule a preventative heating system tune up.

Why a Preventative Tune-up?

There are a number of reasons why you should consider carrying-out a preventative tune-up, with the following being perhaps the most important to consider:

  • Avoid Costly Repairs — Once your heating system finally fails (and it can happen if you let problems persist for too long), you’ll likely find yourself up against some rather costly repairs. A preventative tune-up can ensure that this never becomes an issue, as it will nip problems in the bud before they can progress to this state.
  • Reduce Energy Bills — A reduction in utility bills is something that everyone can benefit from, and it doesn’t have to be as out of reach as many people often make it out to be. Scheduling a preventative tune-up will help to ensure you’re never paying more than you need to on your utility bills and that everything is running in as efficient a manner as possible.
  • Increased Longevity — The longevity of your heating system can be drastically affected by a number of factors, and keeping them from getting in the way is of the utmost important. Increased longevity can only be attained by taking into close consideration the issues you have happening and dealing with them in a swift manner.
  • Improved Health and Safety — The health and safety of your family is of the utmost importance. Issues such as poor air quality and carbon monoxide leaks can be eliminated by exercising preventative maintenance.

What to Expect

Knowing what to expect when preparing for a preventative tune-up can make getting into the process quite a bit easier than it might otherwise be. Typically, a tune-up consists of changing filters, cleaning the heating system, lubricating parts and ensuring safe and effective ventilation. This can help to prevent carbon monoxide from mounting and creating health problems, some of which can be disastrous and even fatal.   

A quick heating tune-up from Tom Rostron Company will help to ensure that failures do not occur with your heating system, which means you can expect a warm, happy and healthy holiday season. Contact us today for more information.