How Often Should a Gas Furnace be Maintained?

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Gas furnaces should be maintained at least once a year by a qualified HVAC technician. Regular maintenance helps to ensure that the furnace operates safely and efficiently and can help prevent breakdowns and costly repairs.

Here are some recommended maintenance tasks for gas furnaces:

  • Clean or replace the furnace air filter: The air filter should be checked and cleaned or replaced every 1-3 months, depending on usage.
  • Check and clean the burners: The burners should be checked for proper ignition and flame patterns. They should also be cleaned to remove any debris or soot buildup.
  • Inspect and clean the blower assembly: The blower assembly should be inspected and cleaned to ensure that it is operating efficiently and not wasting energy.
  • Check the thermostat: The thermostat should be checked to ensure that it is functioning properly and accurately controlling the temperature.
  • Check the gas supply and connections: The gas supply and connections should be checked to ensure that there are no leaks or other safety hazards.

Proper maintenance of your new furnace is essential in keeping your home heating system backed by A.J. LeBlanc Heating's warranty. Yearly maintenance ensures that your system is functioning safely and efficiently, which can help you save serious time and money on repairs in the future. Automatically scheduling maintenance once a year is a small but powerful step to protect your investment and maximize the life of your equipment. So if you have purchased a new furnace from A.J. LeBlanc Heating, make sure you are taking the necessary steps to get the longer-term benefits by scheduling maintenance every 12 months!

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