Cold Weather Maintenance Check Up

Posted on August 22, 2015 by - Check Up Tips

The cold winter months can also be busy for professional heating contractors. Two very good reasons for having a professional check your unit before the heating season is prevention of a breakdown and ensuring safety from harmful gases. A check-up can save you time, money and keep you comfortable during the coldest days.A seasonal check-up should include the following items for gas or heating unit:

  • Clean and adjust thermostat
  • Check voltage and amp draw
  • Lubricate motors
  • Check air filters
  • Check fan-limit switch
  • Check electrical wiring and connections
  • Check temperature rise across heat exchanger
  • Check firing rate
  • Check gas manifold pressure (gas only)
  • Check for leaks Change nozzle (oil only)
  • Change filter (oil only).

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