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Why You Need to Schedule Heating Maintenance This Fall

Summer is over, and the days are starting to get colder. You may not have to run your heater to keep your home comfortable just yet, but that time is approaching soon. If you want your heater to be ready for winter, you are going to want to schedule maintenance for it this fall. Read on to find out more about the benefits of arranging for fall heating maintenance.

Preventive Care

When your heater develops a problem, the best thing to do is call for repairs immediately. Heating issues are often progressive, so the longer they are left alone the worse they get. The faster you have the problem repaired, the better off you’ll be. The problem, though, is that if you wait for a symptom to present itself you are still giving the issue time to damage the system. Preventive maintenance allows us to find and fix problems before they develop enough to damage the system. This means that preventive maintenance will always be more beneficial to a heating system than prompt repairs alone (although you should still have your system promptly repaired).

Fall Maintenance

The ideal time for maintenance on a system is before heavy use. This is because it fixes any lurking problems and ensures that the system can cope with the added stress. The most stressful time of the year for heating systems is winter, which would make the ideal time for maintenance fall. Fall maintenance makes it far less likely for major problems to occur during the winter, allowing you to use your heating system without fear that the stress will cause it to malfunction or break down.

If you haven’t scheduled preventive heating maintenance for this year yet, call Sunset Air. Our HVAC technicians cover all of Olympia, WA.

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