The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have things you’d rather spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This gives you the opportunity to get ahead of complications before they start. We all know how the winters in Raceland can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to an unexpected furnace breakdown. The team at Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Regular furnace maintenance gives us time to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road. Think of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system containing a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on your way to a breakdown this winter. The experts at Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service in Raceland will inspect both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to keep your furnace that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace running efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention a lot – check your air filter. The complications a dirty air filter can cause are endless, and the solution is easy – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is vital for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can lead to a domino effect of issues within your system. A dirty filter reduces air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which hinders your system’s efficiency and the extra wear and tear will decrease the life of your system. Your air filter is the front line for your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home is passing through it. A polluted filter means filthy air. The more time you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address problems before they become a breakdown, along with a surprise bill. Now is an excellent time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service in Raceland, give us a call at 985-537-6795 or set up an appointment with us online.