The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have better things to spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This allows you to get ahead of complications before they start. Anyone that has lived here awhile knows how winters in McHenry can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Jett's Heating & Air Inc. will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Annual furnace maintenance gives us time to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road. Consider the importance of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system containing a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on your way to a breakdown this winter. The experts at Jett's Heating & Air Inc. in McHenry will inspect both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to ensure your furnace is that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace operating efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention a lot – check your air filter. The complications a dirty air filter can create are endless, and the solution is clear – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is imperative for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can lead to a domino effect of problems within your system. A dirty filter blocks air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which hinders your system’s efficiency and the added wear and tear will decrease the life of your system. Your air filter also impacts your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home goes through it. A dirty filter means dirty air. The longer you wait to fix a problem, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address complications before they become a breakdown, along with a surprise bill. Now is the ideal time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Jett's Heating & Air Inc. in McHenry, give us a call at 815-459-4700 or set up an appointment with us online.