For many homeowners, the furnace is out-of-sight, out-of-mind for the spring, summer, and fall. When it’s needed in the winter, you and your family depend on your furnace to keep your South Louisiana home warm. Is your furnace up to the task? Here are 5 reasons to schedule furnace service with Trahan’s Heating & Air Conditioning.
1. Prevent breakdowns
In the middle of the winter, the last thing you want to happen is your heater breaking down. You may have to go days or even weeks without heat inside your home. Before it starts really getting cold out, you want an expert from Trahan’s Heating & Air Conditioning to perform maintenance.
2. Help your furnace run more efficiently
Your furnace may not break down entirely, but it may require more time to thoroughly heat a home. A professional may just need to swap out a dirty filter with a clean one to vastly improve results. Additionally, maintenance may save you money on your electric bills.
3. Protect your family
A damaged heat exchanger in your furnace might not only cause a breakdown, but has the potential to leak carbon monoxide—a colorless, odorless gas that is extremely dangerous. One reason to schedule an annual furnace inspection is to have an expert inspect your system and ensure that your furnace is operating safely.
We also recommend that homes with furnaces have carbon monoxide detectors installed, just like you would smoke alarms. Our technicians are happy to help explain more about the risks of carbon monoxide and how the detectors work.
4. Prevent long-term damage to your system
Your heating system will only last for so long before it needs to be replaced. But, furnaces that receive annual maintenance visits from NATE-certified technicians—like those here at Trahan’s—last longer and run better in their old age, too. That means you can get more years out of your furnace before needing to replace it.
5. A tune-up can improve your indoor air quality
As a homeowner, you should replace the air filter once every couple of months. However, there is other work our technicians can do during a tune-up to help improve your home’s indoor air quality. This is particularly important work if anyone in your family suffers from allergies or other respiratory issues.
Call Trahan’s for furnace service here in Houma and South Louisiana
You can get your furnace serviced from one of the professionals from Trahan’s Heating & Air Conditioning. Call us to schedule your heating tune-up here in Houma and South Louisiana, and our technicians will make sure your system is ready for the coldest months of the year.