Keep your heating equipment maintained to improve efficiency and reliability.
Having a properly maintained system will improve its:
Efficiency – Even though your furnace may have been 90%+ efficient when it was new, it takes annual service to keep it running at that level. Imagine if your system runs at 70%, that is 30% of the gas you buy, not going towards heating your home. Some heating problems can DOUBLE your operating cost without increasing your comfort.
Longevity – Furnaces that are properly maintained live longer than ones that are set in the basement and forgotten about. Un-repaired small problems can turn into expensive repairs or replacement. Don’t let the first time you worry about your furnace come on a cold January night. Have it cleaned and checked by a certified Harker service technician.
Saftey – The big concern with poorly maintained furnaces is carbon monoxide (CO). CO is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is formed by the burning of gas and can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. Normally this gas is safely vented from your home through a chimney, but a leaking system could vent it into your home.
Environmental Impact – Just like that old car on highway pumping out black smoke, your furnace has an exhause system that needs to be cleaned and checked. A poorly maintained system could emit an un-necessary amount of greenhouse gas as well as use more natural gas than needed.
Call Harker’s Service Department every fall and schedule a clean & check for your heating system.
Harker Heating’s Clean & Check service for your heating system consists of:
- Check Thermostat
- Test Heat Exchanger
- Test All Safeties
- Check for Gas Leaks
- Check Blower Assembly
- Clean & Adjust Pilot
- Clean & Adjust Burners
- Vacuum Heat Exchanger
- Check Vent System
- Check Electrical Connectors
- Check Component Amps
- Carbon Monoxide Test
- Lubricate Motor/Bearings
- Test Complete Cycle
- Check Air Filter
Why Enroll in Our Goldstar Program?
A Service Agreement provides you with routine maintenance of your equipment which yields the lowest overall operating costs while giving the customer the highest probability of year-round comfort. Your “Service Agreement” will:
Proper maintenance of furnaces and air conditioners lowers operating costs. Also, look at the service and new equipment savings.
Cleaning your system twice a year not only prevents break downs, but can also catch major problems before they happen.
No fear of having an expensive repair on your furnace or air conditioner when you least expect it. Annual payments are predictable.
Peace of Mind
Sleep well knowing that your furnace & air conditioner are in the hands of certified professionals, at your service 24/7.
To become a Goldstar customer, simply send back the information provided to you by our technician or give us a call. One month prior to your scheduled maintenance appointment, you will receive a postcard with a scheduled service date. This will allow you to adjust your calendar or to call and schedule a time more convenient for you.
Continuous preventive maintenance has a proven record of adding 5–10 years to the life of your equipment if maintained from the date of the original installation. Preventive maintenance allows your equipment to run as efficiently as possible, saving you money on your energy bills and can also reduce the inconvenience of costly equipment breakdowns.
We look forward to working with you to improve and maintain the indoor air quality in your home. Please call with any questions or concerns you may have.
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