While it rarely gets below freezing in Childersburg, cool winds and chilly rain are definitely on the way here. If you haven’t started preparing your home for winter, now’s the time. One of the most important steps in the preparation process is getting a furnace inspection by Sleeping Giant Heating & Cooling. Yearly furnace inspections can increase your system’s efficiency, prevent costly emergency repairs, and prolong the life of your system to save you money in the short and the long run. 

Why You Need A Furnace Inspection

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Leaks

Furnaces are built to protect your home from carbon monoxide, however, after years of regular wear and year, cracks can develop, leaving you in a dangerous situation. Luckily, the professionals at Sleeping Giant are trained to find any cracks in the heat exchanger to prevent problems before they arise. Prevent carbon monoxide leaks by getting your furnace inspection before turning on your heat for the first time this season. 

Prevent Future Breakdowns

Regular inspections are imperative to stopping problems before they happen to save you from expensive emergency repairs. When the professionals at Sleeping Giant inspect your system, we share our findings with you, and discuss our next steps before moving forward. The cost of preventing problems is less than the cost of repairing them.

Prolong System Life

As mentioned above, having regular furnace inspections ensures that small problems are fixed before they become big ones. The more breakdowns you experience, the sooner you’ll need to replace your system. 

Keep Things Clean

When you get an inspection from the professionals at Sleeping Giant, we inspect AND clean your system. As dust builds up over very short periods of time, we ensure dust and rust are not built up on or around the burner. Too much buildup can cause problems and inefficiency with your system. 

Reduce Your Energy Bill

Any of the issues we’ve mentioned above will of course cause you to spend more money, but regular inspections help to keep costs down and comfort up. In fact, regular inspections even help reduce your monthly energy bills! By regularly inspecting, cleaning, and replacing worn out parts, your system will run more efficiently for years to come.

Maintain System Warranty

Sometimes, you’re required to have regular inspections on your system for a valid warranty. For example, if you need to replace your system prematurely because of issues or a system breakdown, the manufacturer may require proof that maintenance and inspections have been performed routinely. If not, they could deny your request for a replacement. 

How Often Should I Schedule A Furnace Inspection?

While most HVAC service providers offer maintenance inspections twice a year, only one of those requires checking the furnace. This inspection is performed in the fall to prepare your furnace before you need to use it for the first time during the cold season. This helps to prevent malfunctions caused by the system sitting stagnant for months on end, especially like most do in our warm climate in Childersburg, AL. 

Learn More

If you have questions about your furnace, or if you need a repair or replacement, call Sleeping Giant. Sleeping Giant Heating & Cooling, Inc. is your local American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Customer Care Dealer in Childersburg, AL. We care about the comfort of your whole home and regularly provide tips and inspiration on home-related topics.

To learn more about our company or the services we offer, visit our website at https://sleepinggiantair.com/. Feel free to call us at 256-378-6556 with any questions. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram.