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 Franklin Lakes can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Total Comfort will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Regular furnace maintenance gives us time to identify existing problems that could grow into a furnace repair down the road. See 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 on the path towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Total Comfort in Franklin Lakes will inspect both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to keep your furnace that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace performing efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention all the time – check your air filter. The complications 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 cause a domino effect of problems within your system. A dirty filter blocks air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which hinders your system’s efficiency and the additional 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 flows through it. A dirty filter means dirty 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 issues before they become a breakdown, along with a surprise bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Total Comfort in Franklin Lakes, give us a call at 201-891-1333 or set up an appointment with us online.