Not only will this ensure your heating system is ready for the colder temperatures, but it will also help you avoid these three common furnace and boiler problems.
Getting your furnace or boiler tuned-up each year keeps it running in peak condition, saving you money by avoiding costly repairs. In fact, getting an annual heating tune-up not only prevents heating repairs, but can also extend the life of your furnace.
In general, we have found that a regularly maintained furnace or boiler will require fewer repairs and last 2-3 years longer than one that did not have annual tune-ups because heating tune-ups catch small problems before they turn into big repairs.
In addition to saving you time, frustration and money by preventing costly breakdowns, annual heating tune-ups can also lower your energy bills. During the tune-up your technician will clean internal components like the heat exchanger and burner assembly, which increases your boiler or furnace’s energy efficiency.
Some other energy-saving heating tips include:
Carbon monoxide is a deadly odorless and colorless gas that is a natural byproduct of combustion. It is even more dangerous because it is not detectable by any of your five senses.
Furnaces and boilers that are not regularly maintained are more likely to release greater amounts of carbon monoxide as a result of incomplete combustion. During a heating tune-up, your technician will inspect your furnace or boiler to make sure it is operating safely, as designed.
Before the freezing temperatures arrive in the Framingham area, get your furnace or boiler ready – schedule a tune-up online today.
Francis from Nicholson Plumbing and Heating was excellent. He was here to evaluate HVAC in our home. He was very patient and answered all my questions. He is also polite and easy to communicate with him. He explained technical concepts to me in layperson terms!
- Shelley S.
Nicholson offered what is possibly the best customer service I have dealt with in a home repair situation. I called them because I was looking to replace my very old furnace. They came out to do an initial estimate, and then came back when I had some further questions about my options. After installing the furnace, they ran into some problems with my air ducts. This happened on a Friday, and the problem was fixed by Monday afternoon. In addition to their excellent service, they did quality work at a fair price. I would recommend them to anyone looking for an HVAC company in the Framingham area!
- Melissa T.
Recently used these guys because my HVAC unit AC wasn’t working (first hot day of summer). Showed up on time, wore booties, fixed the unit. During the visit we talked about how my unit was having problems in the winter – which was resulting in NSTAR service calls of maybe 3-4 times per season (I am on a service plan with them). He was the first guy to tell me WHY the problem was happening, and HOW to fix it. I find it strange that all of the NSTAR guys etc. no one took time to point out how to fix the source of the problem…Very professional, smart. I would use them again, and plan to for the fix on my heating unit!
- Ben J.
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