Bitter Cold Causes Surge in Furnace Repair Needs

Across Chicagoland, temperatures recently dipped to ridiculous lows that many people had never seen in their lives. As a result, furnace repair calls were numerous throughout the area. The dead of winter is no time to have to wake up to no heat – not only is it incredibly annoying and frustrating, it can be downright dangerous when the weather gets as cold as it did in early January. The professionals with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® of Elk Grove want to help make sure you never have to endure a day without heat. By practicing proper maintenance, you can be confident your furnace will be able to get you through even the harshest winters.

Maintenance Tips from the Pros

Would you drive your car 100,000 miles without ever having your oil changed or check for wear and tear? Of course not. Yet many people operate their furnaces year after year after year without performing even the most basic maintenance tasks. This is a good way to ensure that furnace repair will eventually be needed. At One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning of Elk Grove, we can take care of your maintenance for you and make sure your heating unit will perform as it should when you need it the most.

Here are just some of the maintenance services we provide:

  • Test and Cycle Furnace
  • Check thermostat operation
  • Check and adjust gas pressure
  • Check ignition system
  • Check and record temperature rise
  • Remove and clean burners
  • Remove and clean flame sensor
  • Check operation of safety controls
  • Check for gas leaks in furnace area

You never know when we’ll be hit by another bitter cold snap. Don’t go another day without having your heating system checked from top to bottom by a professional with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning of Elk Grove. Doing so can keep you from having to deal with an expensive furnace repair in the future. Contact us online or give us a call at (847) 744-9447. If you’d like to share some furnace maintenance tips with other readers, click one of the social media icons on this page.