Too Soon? Think Again – Now is the Time for Furnace Service in Bishop09/02/2015While the autumnal equinox hasn’t brought about the official start of fall and the end of summer, now is the time to start planning for furnace service. Sure, you won’t flip your thermostat to the ‘heat’ setting for a number of weeks, and possibly months if you’re lucky, but why wait for your furnace to quit running in the middle of a winter storm when it could have been prevented with basic furnace service? The impending colder weather means that you’ll slowly begin depending on a system that has been sitting unused for months on end. While most homeowners in Bishop expect no issues, that’s not always feasible. It’s not tough to get engrossed in the thought that your furnace kept you warm without any issues last year, but that doesn’t automatically mean you’ll have the same good fortune this year. By now you’re probably wondering – “So why is furnace service a necessity?” Arranging annual furnace service can help you evade a variety of issues that can come up, including: A voided warranty due to improper maintenance Larger furnace problems that could be building up, potentially ending with furnace replacement A hazardous situation if there are any concerns with the gas or oil portions of your furnace Decreased efficiency because your furnace is running harder than it has to Of course, there are more than just these four concerns that can pop up, but the last thing you want to happen is to skip your annual furnace service and have it stop working on you when the Bishop weather starts getting a little dicey this winter. The fact is that your furnace, and your air conditioner, should be treated like a car. There are routine maintenance needs that keep things working smoothly and at their greatest, which in turn can help prolong the lifespan of the equipment. If you’d like to find out what the team at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning does for your furnace when you set up furnace service, give us a call at 760-784-9034 or set up an appointment online through our online scheduler.