Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘heater maintenance’

Get Those Last-Minute Heating Repairs Done Now

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

time-for-serviceAccording to the calendar, winter is over. It’s also over for most Californians, too.

But that doesn’t mean we aren’t still getting our share of uncomfortably cold nights. You might have to fire up your furnace or heater a few more times to stay cozy.

If you do, take note of how your system operates. If it displays any signs of operational issues, we highly suggest calling in for some last-minute repairs. Just because it’s “the end of the season” doesn’t mean you should put off those problems until fall.

We’ll give you an idea of some common last-minute heating repair issues that you can watch out for, and why you shouldn’t wait until next season.

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It’s Fine to Skip Maintenance This Year, Right?  

Monday, January 28th, 2019

It’s the middle of winter in Southern California, and you still haven’t gotten maintenance for your heating system. You’ve made it this far without an issue, so you might as well try to finish out the season without maintenance, right?

You could, but we have to warn you: that’s most likely going to do the opposite of what you want. The homeowners that neglect maintenance often do so because they want to save money. In reality, neglecting maintenance is a gamble without any positive gain.

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Have Your Ducts Sealed Before the Cold Season

Monday, October 8th, 2018

duct-sealing-in-atticHere in Southern California, we have a little more time before we start turning on our heaters. And even then, we’ll only be using it at night! Regardless, the fact remains that your heater hasn’t been used in nearly half a year. A maintenance call is a great place to start, but there’s one aspect of the HVAC system that homeowners forget year after year after year.

We’re referring to the duct system. That’s right, the series of vents that run through your attic or crawlspace and deliver heated air to the home. There’s no better time than the start of a new season to make sure your system is in tip-top shape, and duct sealing is a great place to start.

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