January 12, 2022

Cleaning Your Furnace/Heat Pump

Regularly cleaning your furnace or heat pump is essential to maintaining its function and efficiency in the home. Cleaning requires checking inside and around the parts for damaged machinery and contaminant buildup. By using your own safety measures and calling a professional when necessary, you can prolong the life of your heating system and keep your home properly heated. Cleaning a Furnace Cleaning your gas or electric furnace may seem like an impossible job. However, as long as you first turn off the gas supply or power and practice safety measures, you can reap the benefits of a clean and high-performing furnace. Both the interior and exterior need to be vacuumed and wiped down, including the blower, igniter, flame sensor, air filters, oil supplies and belts. A furnace is comprised of many delicate, essential parts that can be easily damaged or broken by accident. While light cleaning and vacuuming can help with your system’s overall functionality and efficiency, relying on a professional technician for more extensive cleaning jobs is the best option to minimize damage and costly repairs. Cleaning a Heat Pump By cleaning your heat pump every couple of months, you can maximize its life span, which is about...

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