Too Soon? Think Again – Now is the Time for Furnace Service in the Main Line09/02/2015 Just because winter is nearing its end doesn’t mean that it’s time to overlook your furnace until next winter. The safest way to prepare for any season is to service your furnace now and ensure that it is ready to go when it’s needed. Of course, in a few weeks you will be switching your thermostat off from the ‘heat’ setting, but don’t overlook that final winter checklist item to make sure that your furnace won’t bring upong any unexpected problems this summer and next early fall. Trusting your furnace after months of not using it is always a wager. It isn’t sensible to trust that months of winter means you can disregard your system. That, on top of months of inactivity with your furnace in the summer, can cause maintenance difficulties and dirt accumulation, especially if there is no arranged tune-up. So why right now? Why is tuning your furnace beneficial? Routine furnace service can help you dodge a number of possible problems within the year, including: Hazardous situations with gas or oil issues in your furnace More intricate furnace problems that could create potential furnace replacement Decreased efficiency, due to an overworked furnace A voided warranty after a lack of maintenance over time Avoiding routine furnace service and leaving it to chance with the Main Line weather is not the best option. The best way to consider your furnace is to treat it like your car. Vehicles always need certain routine maintenance to keep everything running smoothly, and without this maintenance, the lifetime of your car would decrease. It’s the same for your furnace, and the best time to setup service is now before you forget! If you want to discover more about what the team at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning can do for you and your furnace this season, give us a call at 610-626-2540 or schedule an appointment with us online.