The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017Having to pay for unnecessary repairs isn’t top on anyone’s to-do list, that’s why keeping up with furnace maintenance is so crucial. The perfect time to halt a problem is before it starts. While we approach the colder season in Moline, you don’t want to be deserted in the cold from a furnace breakdown. Your furnace will be running hard this winter to keep you warm. Annual furnace maintenance from the team at J.L. Brady Company LLC will fix any existing problems and identify and tend to any problems that could otherwise lead to furnace repair. Routine furnace maintenance is as crucial as getting the oil changed in your car. You wouldn’t go years on end without obtaining an oil change – the same goes for furnace maintenance. As with any mechanical system, there are many of things that should be checked so they don’t go wrong, and the pros at J.L. Brady Company LLC in Moline will inspect all those moving pieces to make sure they aren’t proceeding toward a failure. Our experts will investigate every moving piece of your system, even your wiring, to make certain that everything is running as it should. There is also a simple thing that you can do as a homeowner to keep your furnace running properly all through the year: check your air filter. Regularly testing and keeping up with replacing your air filter is a crucial task to keep your system operating correctly, avoiding unexpected furnace repair. A dirty air filter restricts airflow and produces additional tension on your furnace to work with your thermostat. This will not only lower your furnace’s efficiency, it can also lessen the life of your system by creating added wear and tear. Another thing to [[keep in mind|remember]bear in mind]67] is your indoor air quality. All of the air in your home travels through your air filter. If your filter is filthy, so is your air. The further a problem goes ignored, the more damage it can do. We want to help you stay practical and keep you from any unforeseen breakdowns, which come with unexpected bills. If you haven’t yet scheduled furnace maintenance, give the professionals at J.L. Brady Company LLC in Moline a call at 309-517-7511. You can also arrange an appointment with us online.