The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have things you’d prefer to spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This allows you to get ahead of complications before they start. Anyone that has lived here awhile knows how winters in the Main Line can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to a sudden furnace breakdown. The team at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Regular furnace maintenance gives us an opportunity to identify existing problems that could grow into a furnace repair down the road. Think of 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 O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in the Main Line will review both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to establish 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 all the time – check your air filter. The troubles a dirty air filter can create are endless, and the solution is easy – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is imperative for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can lead to a domino effect of troubles within your system. A dirty filter blocks air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which has a negative impact on your system’s efficiency and the extra wear and tear will shorten your system’s life. Your air filter is the front line for your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home goes through it. A filthy filter means filthy air. The longer you wait to fix a problem, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address complications before they become a breakdown, along with an unexpected bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in the Main Line, give us a call at 610-626-2540 or set up an appointment with us online.