Basic Furnace Maintenance

Furnaces slowly degrade over time, becoming less and less efficient at heating the air and distributing it around your home. In order to slow this decay you can take basic maintenance steps, which will keep your furnace running at its maximum potential.

The best advice that we can offer you is get your furnace inspected and tuned-up at least once a year. It’s relatively inexpensive and can mean the difference between a comfortable home over the winter and a potentially disastrous breakage, leaving you without heat. As well, keeping your furnace tuned-up means that it’s more efficient which can reduce your overall utility bill.

There are some basic inspections you can make that will allow you to see if your furnace is running effectively.

If you have an external thermometer on your furnace make sure it is calibrated properly. This is easily enough to do with handheld thermometer, check the ambient temperature in the house and compare it to what the furnace thermometer reads. If they are different, it could mean that your furnace isn’t calibrated right and could be turning on even when it doesn’t need to be. Call your furnace technicians who will know how to calibrate the thermometer.

Check your vents for clogs, blockages, or holes. How many times have you reached your hand up to a vent while the furnace is on and noticed there wasn’t much air coming out. This could be caused by a blockage or clog. Having your vents cleaned should be done at least annually and makes for more even heat distribution around your home.

Check the heat exchanger for damage, rust, or dents. The heat exchanger is an exceptionally important part of the furnace system, so any damage to it can totally undermine your furnace’s efficiency. If you notice any damage call your local furnace experts to bring your furnace back to working effectively.

Report any odd sounds or system failures immediately. Furnaces can potentially be dangerous if they aren’t working properly, and with most mechanical systems they will slowly decay. It’s safer to contact a trained service technician to make sure your furnace is safe than to tempt fate with a potential disaster.


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HVAC Services Available in Colorado

The WireNut has long been known as Colorado’s premier electrical service and installation company but we offer much more than just expert electricians. The certified technicians at The WireNut are experts in HVAC Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo home and business owners rely on to stay comfortable during Colorado’s dramatic temperature swings.

Colorado is known for extreme changes in weather all year long and you rely on your heating and cooling systems to stay comfortable year round. In most homes and business these systems require regular maintenance and occasional replacement, especially in older homes. If your heating and cooling system is giving you problems the experts at The WireNut can diagnose the issue and help you determine the best course of action that fits your budget. Call us today and find out why when it comes to HVAC Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo residents make us the first call.

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Remember, We’re There Today or You Don’t Pay. Call us by 4 p.m. and we’ll send the most qualified electricians Denver can provide to your home the very same day – that’s the WireNut difference! If you are not completely satisfied with our electrical installation or service repair, one of our expert Colorado electricians will do the job again to your satisfaction, completely free of charge.

Furnaces & Air Conditioners

Are you searching for a reliable company that specializes in air conditioning repair Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo homes and businesses can count on? The Wire Nut can tune up, replace and maintain your A/C and many other residential electrical and HVAC services. A properly working A/C unit is a top-priority once the summer season begins and keeping it functioning is what our service technicians will do for you.

Air conditioning systems are vital in keeping you and your family comfortable and relaxed when temperatures are on the rise. To keep units working, it’s important to schedule regular maintenance. Because, when you need cool air, you need to trust that your system is ready to work.