“We have the technical expertise to Clean and Maintain your Equipment properly”. When it comes to having your Equipment maintained, to industry standards, be sure that the company that you are hiring, is qualified for the job.
What is the difference between a furnace cleaning and a furnace maintenance? There is a significant difference between the two and you should know what you are having done. A furnace cleaning is a term that is used predominantly by the Duct Companies and the HVAC Companies, in the Richmond Area. For a duct company, this usually means what the title says; to physically clean the furnace of dirt, grime, and other foreign debris, along with cleaning the HVAC duct system. This service can include the blower motor being pulled out. Cleaning of the furnace will include the blower motor compartment and the exterior of the furnace.
Are duct companies allowed to pull out and clean the blower motor on your furnace? Yes, they are. Please do not confuse this with a maintenance, because it is not. It is simply a cleaning because it is removing any dirt and debris from within the blower compartment.
Most companies will charge you an extra $50 to $80 for this service. At Fresh Air Duct Cleaning, this service is in the Price. As a professional maintenance company, we feel that the cleaning of the blower motor is too important to be left out, that is why we have decided to include this in all of our packages. (HVAC Company): For HVAC companies, a tram means something completely different from what it means for duct companies. A furnace cleaning for an HVAC company, means a Maintenance or a Tune Up. This is where a TSSA licensed gas technicians will perform a variety of tests, which includes (but is not limited to) the following: checking the Heat Exchanger, Ventor Blower Motor, Furnace Blower Motor, Pressure switch, Gas Pressure, checking the burners, the Flame Sensor, testing air quality, testing the speed of the blower motor, and correctly testing for the presence of CO. Gas technicians are trained professionals who have gone to school and obtained the necessary provincial licenses to install, service, and maintain your Equipment properly.
At Fresh Air Duct Cleaning, all of our Lead technicians have years of experience in maintenance and duct cleaning, while our helpers are G3 licensed technicians, or are G2 apprentices, who are still obtaining their experience under the supervision of the lead technicians. Questions to Ask Yourself before you Hire a Contractor Would you want a duct company, who is not licensed, qualified, and who does not have any formal training from college, to maintain your HVAC System by taking apart your furnace blower motor? Or would you want an experienced and licensed duct company who has undergone the correct training and has obtained the proper qualification to clean your furnace HVAC system and blower motor properly? Would you like to bring up your questions to technicians, who have no formal training or schooling in the HVAC industry?
How Duct Cleaning could hurt your New Furnace, if not cleaned properly HVAC System are very temperamental pieces of equipment, especially as furnaces are becoming more like computers, with all of the new upgrades, in order to make them more energy efficient. With highly pressurized air and the suction that comes from the duct machine, problems can occur in your HVAC System if the job is not performed properly. It is very important that the duct company knows your system, in order to effectively to completed the duct job, while ensuring no damage is done to your heating and cooling unit. This is why or company, all of our duct technicians are TSSA Certified Gas Technicians.
This means you can have the peace of mind that our Duct Technicians are more than qualified to get the job done right the first time.
Should you drive your car with a flat tire? No. Is it possible? Yes. Your car will still move forwards but a flat tire will inhibit your car’s movement, making it a slow drive to your destination. Just as you should not ignore a flat tire, you should not ignore your furnace either.
Your furnace should be maintained regularly; even though when maintenance is ignored your furnace will still work, it will not be running efficiently.
It is important that you have an annual maintenance is done, by a TSSA licensed gas technician, so that in those cold winter months you are not left in the cold. Ensuring that you have a regular annual maintenance performed this will help your furnace run effectively and efficiently.
We can help you save on your energy bills because your heating system will be running at optimum efficiency and will not have to work as hard to heat up your home on those cold winter days. Over years of neglect, your furnace’s efficiency will decrease more and more until it is costing you money on energy bills and repairs.
What about the manufacturer’s warranty? The warranty on your furnace in only valid if you continue to meet the service requirements of the warranty; this means that you must have your furnace maintained once a year to ensure that if something breaks on your furnace, it will be covered by your warranty. For more details about your warranty, read the documentation that was provided with your furnace. This maintenance ensures that if something is wrong with your furnace, it is caught early on, and does not cause problems on the coldest of winter days.
If a problem is found and your furnace has been regularly maintained, you will be able to claim the repair under your furnace warranty.
We send a TSSA licensed gas technician to your home, ensuring that your furnace is taking care of professionally. We will perform the service on your furnace; all you have to do is call! If an air leak is found on your tire before you are stuck on the side of the road, you pay a low cost to patch your tire; it is the same with your furnace, if a problem is caught early on, you will pay a lower fee than if you waited until your furnace stopped working.
Contact us today so that We Can Help You Save Money and Stay Warm!
We maintenance all major furnace brands, including:
Amana Armstrong Bryant Carrier Coleman Frigidaire Gibson Heil Keeprite Luxaire Ruud Trane York And more!