Keeping your furnace in good shape with regular maintenance and repairs is one of the best ways to save money on your home expenses. Frequent furnace repairs and maintenance will make sure your furnace last as long as possible, and they can help you cut down on your energy costs. And the more frequent they are, the better.
It’s our job at Lancaster Plumbing, Heating & Cooling to get your furnace into the best condition possible and make sure it stays that way. So when you hire one of our furnace repair specialists to work on your Lancaster home, we’ll get the repairs done quickly and professionally, and we can guarantee you’ll be receiving the best workmanship available in the area.
These repairs will help you save money in the long-run, not only on the larger repairs you would have needed in the future, but also your home’s energy costs. Here are the best ways to make sure your furnace is saving the most money:
Do Not Heat With Oil
If you’re using oil to heat your home, you’re spending more money than you should need to on your heating. Oil is not any more efficient than gas, but it is a lot more expensive. Our Lancaster furnace repair specialists can help you convert your current furnace from oil-burning to gas-burning. The cost of conversion will quickly pay for itself with the drops in your energy bill, and those will last for many more years.
Have (At Least) Yearly Tune-Ups and Inspections Performed
Here are a few ways that tune-ups can help you save money:
- They’ll extend your furnace’s lifespan.
We’ve talked before about furnace replacements and how to give your furnace the longest life possible.
Making sure you have annual inspections can help guarantee that your furnace lasts up to thirty years. Without inspections and repairs, your furnace may only last ten to fifteen years. So you’ll save money on not having to purchase a new furnace and have it installed nearly twice as often.
- They’ll lower your monthly energy costs.
Inspections and tune-ups can also make sure you’re not overpaying for energy costs. By taking care of smaller problems that you may not have ever noticed on your own, our furnace repair specialists will make sure your furnace isn’t having to overwork itself to heat your Lancaster home. This can drastically lower the costs of heating your home throughout the winter.
- They’ll lower the cost of repairs.
Annual inspections of your furnace will also make sure you don’t have to pay for larger repairs down the road. Letting small problems go untreated will only mean that they’ll get bigger, more problematic, and more expensive. Catching any problems early is the best to save on expensive repairs.
If you’re looking for furnace repairs in Lancaster, call Lancaster Plumbing, Heating & Cooling at 717-207-8198, or fill out our online request form.