Furnace Tune Up

Getting a furnace tune up can save you money by making sure that you furnace is running as efficiently as possible.  Here are some of the frequently asked questions we get about our furnace tune ups including what’s included and how often you should get your furnace tuned up.  If you have other questions feel free to contact us.

CenterPoint Energy is offering a $25 rebate when you have Golden Valley Heating & Air perform a furnace tune up. Click Here for the offer details and contact us today to schedule a furnace tune up. We will help you fill out the rebate form and can answer any other questions you have.

Who should get a furnace tune up?

Anybody with combustion equipment in your home should be having it looked at on a regular basis to ensure safety first.

How often should you get a furnace tune up?

All manufactures recommend having your equipment checked annually to ensure that you are operating at peak efficiency and that all safety features are inspected. We also want to make sure you have some peace of mind and can help you save money on your energy bills.

What is included in the tune up?

We inspect about 15 different areas of the furnace and we will check those off as we go. And then give the homeowner an assessment of the furnace’s operation when completed.
Here is a list of what is included in the Golden Valley Heating & Air furnace tune up.

  • Check and adjust the thermostat
  • Clean and adjust safety controls
  • Clean and adjust pilot assembly
  • Adjust burner for efficiency
  • Check for gas leaks in furnace
  • Check flue pipe and draft diverter
  • Check filters
  • Check furnace for fumes
  • Check complete furnace cycle
  • Make necessary recommendations

Are there possible cost savings from a furnace tune up? 

If we notice a problem initially, we can take a before and after reading on the concerned part and record it. Some areas, such as a burner, if dirty can cause the appliance to burn too lean and not heat effectively.

Are there any health and safety issues relating to getting a furnace tune up?

Yes, the number one safety issue that we always look at is Carbon Monoxide(CO) emissions. Small levels of CO going out the exhaust is normal, but we want to check the inside air as well as the exhaust. Other concerns will be to inspect the venting, gassing and electrical components so that they are all intact.

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