Winter in Michigan can be brutal. With below-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall, keeping your family safe through the season is of the utmost importance for any Michigan resident. No one wants to experience the harsh reality of their furnace failing during the coldest time of the year. That is why ensuring your furnace is maintained and ready to go in the fall can save you from very cold days around the fire.
The Importance of Furnace Maintenance
With kids going back to school and the holiday season creeping in, your furnace may be the last thing on your mind. However, forgetting about your furnace can leave you shivering in the winter and be costly and unsafe for your family. These are some reasons why furnace maintenance is important:
- Safety. When a furnace is not properly maintained, the air quality in your home can go down due to blocked vents or filters. Additionally, older furnaces or furnaces that are not functioning properly can even release more carbon monoxide, which can put your family in significant danger.
- Cost. Just like how you need regular checkups at the doctor, your furnace also needs regular checkups to make sure everything is running properly. The cost of maintaining your furnace yearly is much cheaper than having to replace your furnace altogether or other parts of your home that could be damaged by a malfunctioning furnace.
- Bills. Don’t pay higher bills for no reason. Regular furnace maintenance keeps your furnace running properly by avoiding buildup, which makes it not have to work as hard. This can save you as much as 20% on your bills.
Get Your Furnace Serviced Today
Don’t wait till the cold arrives. Get your furnace inspected by one of our professionals at Birmingham Plumbing, Heating & Cooling today before it’s too late.