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Heater Maintenance

Our technicians will clean, inspect and tune your system.

Heater Maintenance Professionals

A well-maintained heater can mean the difference between your furnace keeping your home warm year after year and being forced to replace your furnace prematurely, possibly costing you thousands of dollars.

Just like it’s important to have our cars inspected yearly and our teeth cleaned regularly, preventative heater maintenance is vital in ensuring you get the most out of your unit. Neglecting to properly maintain your furnace can lead to poor performance, a shorter lifespan and higher energy bills. On average, the standard furnace has a lifespan of 15-20 years. One of the best ways to guarantee that your unit goes the distance is by having the due diligence in scheduling at least an annual furnace inspection.

Our professionals are trained and certified to provide the most comprehensive Carlsbad annual HVAC tune-up possible. It’s recommended that you have each major component of your home’s HVAC system serviced and maintained at least annually. When winter rolls around and it’s time for you to make sure your furnace is equipped to keep you warm in the coming months, there’s no one more qualified than the technicians here at Specialized Mechanical.

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How Do You Maintain A Heater?

While your system must be serviced by a professional at least once a year, there are steps you can take to make sure you get the most out of your system. There are a few easy practices that can lower the workload on your furnace and potentially save you some money! Here are a few simple things that anyone can do to help their heating system between tune-ups:

  • Make sure all of your doors and windows are properly sealed
  • Check your air filter
  • Clear anything flammable from the areas immediately surrounding your furnace
  • Make sure all vents and intakes are clear

Monitor Your Carbon Monoxide Levels!

While it’s not exactly part of “maintenance”, your unit’s carbon monoxide output should be thought about just as often, if not more. It’s vital that your unit’s flue vents remain clear of obstructions and that your home has at least one carbon monoxide detector placed around your furnace.

Carbon monoxide is a byproduct of combustion that is an odorless, colorless, gas — it can be deadly if inhaled in excessive amounts. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include:

  • Breathlessness
  • Chest pains
  • Fits
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Confusion

What To Expect From Specialized Mechanical Heater Service

Transparency is incredibly important to us. We strive to build a loyal client base through reliable, honest work. So you can be assured that you’re getting the most reliable service possible when getting your heater serviced by us. Here is a list of what you can expect:

  • Testing of system and safety controls
  • Cleaning coils, burners and components
  • Cleaning and lubricating required parts
  • Adjusting/repairing electrical components
  • Full inspection of flame sensors
  • Soot cleanup
  • Inspection of belts and pulleys on blower motor and other fans
  • The heat exchanger will be inspected for cracks and flaws
  • Testing condenser fan motor capacitor
  • Check service valves for leaks
  • Inspect air filter (replace if needed)
  • Voltage tests

While your situation may require different solutions, you can be sure that we’ll be willing to walk you through the entire process of inspecting your home’s furnace so you can be assured that you are getting the most comprehensive service for your money.

Let Specialized Mechanical Keep You Warm All Winter!

The professionals here at Specialized Mechanical want to be your go-to option when considering any of your HVAC needs. We strive to provide Carlsbad and the surrounding areas with consistent, quality service you can trust.

When summer finally starts to cool down and it’s time for your annual heater service, consider our professionals to help you make sure you stay warm and cozy throughout the winter months.

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