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 is a chance for you to get ahead of issues before they start. Anyone that has lived here awhile knows how winters in Middletown can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Schagrin Gas Company will keep your hard-working furnace functioning smoothly this season. Yearly furnace maintenance gives us time to identify existing problems that could grow into a furnace repair down the road. See your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system containing a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not headed towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Schagrin Gas Company in Middletown will check out both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to keep your furnace 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 generate 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 cause a domino effect of issues 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 added wear and tear will shorten your system’s life. Your air filter also impacts your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home flows through it. A polluted filter means polluted air. The more time 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 unplanned bill. Now is the ideal time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Schagrin Gas Company in Middletown, give us a call at 302-658-2000 or set up an appointment with us online.