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6 Reasons to Get Boiler Maintenance Before the Winter

6 Reasons to Get Boiler Maintenance Before the Winter

  • Heating
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November is just about over and the first snow of the season will be arriving any day now. If your home’s heating appliances haven’t gotten their pre-season maintenance done, now is the time to do it! Owning a boiler or any other heating system means you need to give it regular maintenance every couple of seasons. It’s especially important to service them before the winter so your boiler won’t break down in the middle of the seasons. Having the experts at Pack-Timco maintain your boiler can make your winter much more comfortable.

Here are six reasons to get boiler maintenance from Pack-Timco professionals:

 

Improved reliability and energy efficiency

Over time, appliances and systems, even inactive ones, will become worn down and less efficient. Inefficient appliances use more energy to provide the same results and are more prone to breaking down. Giving your boiler regular maintenance will keep it running its best and reduce the risk of breakdowns.

 

Improved boiler lifespan

Any sort of heating system is a major financial investment, and it’s one you won’t want to make frequently. Regular maintenance is a key step to maximizing your boiler’s lifespan. Boilers that get professional maintenance regularly tend to last ten to fifteen years.

 

Cheaper energy costs

Reducing any system’s running cost is useful, but it’s especially helpful for boilers. The average boiler goes right behind HVAC systems as the biggest annual energy user in most homes. Regular maintenance is capable of keeping your boiler efficient, lowering its running costs. On average, you can cut 10% off your energy bills through regular boiler maintenance.

 

Obey local safety laws

Since neglected boilers are a safety hazard, you’ll often have local laws about getting regular maintenance. To avoid fines, you’ll need to call a company like ours to ensure your boiler is in good condition.

 

Maintain the warranty

Because they tend to be more complex, boilers and other systems tend to have warranty stipulations. These are special conditions that can void the warranty if the user breaks them. A common stipulation for boilers requires you get regularly get professional maintenance. Getting the professional maintenance you need can help you pay for repairs in the event of a breakdown.

 

Protection from gasses and explosions

Boilers provide heat to your home when they run, but they also emit deadly and odorless carbon monoxide. To counter this, boilers have an exhaust pipe that safely vents the gas. Letting your boiler get into bad shape means you risk letting carbon monoxide into your home. Also, it’s not unheard of for defective boilers to explode, so regular maintenance is important.

 

What makes Pack-Timco your best option for heating maintenance?

Pack-Timco, The Leading Heating and Cooling Company In Fairfield County For Over 50 Years has a team of dedicated professionals that can provide the help you need from installing new or replacement systems, to complete repair and maintenance services. We are the company that ensures your indoor air quality and comfort year-round. We analyze your home to find the right equipment for your particular need whether it’s heating or cooling, humidity control, zoning, air purification or air filtration. It doesn’t matter if you are building a new structure, renovating an older home or upgrading your present equipment, we give you the ability to control the comfort in your home or business. With our full-service department and customized maintenance program, you can rest assured that your system will run efficiently all the time. Call us today to learn more about our heating and cooling services!

By Brian Renadette

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