Furnace Tune-Up & Check-Up in Barrhaven, Ottawa
Like every other household equipment, your furnace needs regular tune-ups and maintenance. There are several benefits of regular furnace tune-up Ottawa. Regular maintenance improves furnace efficiency and prevents heating and safety issues.
A poorly maintained gas furnace, on the other hand, is unreliable. It needs frequent repairs and uses more energy than usual. A poorly maintained system might have cracks or holes in the gas lines or worse, the gas valve might be broken or connections can become loose. Gas can escape into your home from these gaps.
Gas and oil-powered furnaces produce carbon monoxide, a colourless, odourless gas. Carbon monoxide is toxic. When you breathe in CO, your body starts replacing the oxygen in your red blood cells with CO, preventing it (oxygen) from reaching vital organs and tissues.
Whether you use natural gas or electric furnace repair in Ottawa, we will design an effective maintenance plan. We will perform yearly furnace inspections in Ottawa. During a furnace checkup, our team will nip heating issues in the bud.
Here are some tasks that we perform during furnace tune-ups
- Lubricating the moving parts of the system
- Cleaning the heat exchanger and inspecting it for cracks and corrosion
- Cleaning the blower assembly
- Tightening electrical and gas connections
- Cleaning and adjusting the pilot light assembly and electrodes
- Checking the blower motor and belt for proper operation
- Inspecting the valves and ventilation system
- Checking the thermostat and adjusting it if required
- Testing for CO leaks
- Inspecting ductwork for leaks and loose joints
Make furnace service and maintenance a priority. Have our team inspect your furnace at least once a year, even if you do not notice any signs of furnace problems. Often homeowners miss signs of furnace trouble. Some subtle signs of furnace fan not working can go unnoticed for weeks, even months.
Our pros have an eye for detail. They are trained to diagnose all minor and major furnace problems. During a tune-up, we will fix existing issues and identify and prevent potential problems. If you need a propane furnace Ottawa, Ontario, contact us at 613-558-4328(HEAT) or 613-762-3035.
Let us help you get the most out of your furnace. To schedule a tune-up, call our office.