How Important Are Heating Tune-Ups?


As summer comes to an end and fall brings sweaters, pumpkins, and pleasant weather to Denver, you need to keep in mind that it’s also a time for some important home maintenance. Fall is a great time to get your home ready for everything it’s going to need to endure during the colder parts of the year, and one of the most important things to do is get your heating system ready for use.

The winter months in Metro Denver and the surrounding areas can be extremely harsh, and you need to know that your heating unit will be able to provide you and your family with adequate heat throughout this season.

The professionals at Summit Heating & Air Conditioning recommend that you have a heating tune-up performed at least once every year. Many homeowners, however, are unaware of just how necessary heating tune-ups are, and they may neglect to have proper maintenance performed on their heating units, which can have dire consequences.

Here are a few of the questions homeowners frequently have about heating maintenance and heating tune-ups:

Is it Really Necessary to Have Annual Tune-Ups?

All furnace manufacturers recommend annual inspections and maintenance be performed by a qualified technicians. Furnaces that do not receive these services annually will most like not be covered under warranty if any serious damage occurs.

If you don’t have an inspection and tune-up performed on your Denver home’s heating unit, you won’t definitely see major problems, but it’s worth considering that this type of preventative maintenance is much less expensive and less of a hassle than needing emergency repairs.