Posts made in November, 2015

Furnace Inspection Sacramento

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Blog

Before the cold weather hits, experts recommend having a reliable and reputable technician, like the ones from Park Mechanical, service your furnace to keep it in good condition and prevent it from failing when you need it most. An annual furnace inspection will prolong the life of the system, save energy, and decrease health risks. HVAC experts say that up to 75 percent of no-heat calls in the winter are related to a lack of maintenance. Failure to maintain your furnace can cause it to stop working suddenly, leaving your family in the cold. It can also be a health hazard. Technicians say an inspection can reveal carbon monoxide leaks, which are hard to detect because the gas is both colorless and odorless. Carbon monoxide can lead to headaches, dizziness, nausea and even death. Not maintaining your furnace — whether it’s gas or electric — can cause it to run less efficiently, making it work even harder, therefore increasing your monthly energy bills, experts say. If you have a company out to do an inspection, some of the things included in the inspection are: check the thermostat settings to make sure the system is properly running inspect electrical connections and testing voltage on the system components to prevent any component failure lubricate moving parts inspect the condensate drain so it’s not obstructed check system start-up and shutdown controls for proper operations change the filter After an HVAC technician services the furnace, there are a few steps homeowners can take to keep it running smoothly. You should be changing the air filter at least once every three months. A clogged air filter will restrict air flow, which can affect your health by exposing you to environmental...

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