If your furnace ever stops working in the middle of a Michigan sub-zero cold snap, it’s something you will remember for a very long time. Depending on the situation and how long it lasts, the results can be frozen water pipes and a quick departure for a hotel room. Or if you’re lucky, you can stay at the home of a friend or family member. If it’s a catastrophic breakdown, it could take days for furnace replacement and installation in Holland, MI. and the surrounding area.
Mast Heating & Cooling works hard on furnace repair in Grand Rapids to make sure it doesn’t happen to you, but there are literally hundreds of things that can go wrong. Over the years we’ve come up with this list of common furnace problems:
And yes, there is a recurring theme here. While there are many pieces and parts that can cause a breakdown, the most common reason the parts fail is from lack of maintenance. Right at the top of the list is regular replacement of furnace filters. If you don’t do it yourself, then make sure someone is doing it for you. A dirty or clogged filter restricts air flow. As a result, the furnace has to work harder to keep your home warm. Working harder means more wear and tear, and an increased risk of a breakdown.
And you know all about Murphy’s Law, chances are good that breakdown will happen during the worst cold period of the winter. Don’t take that chance, call Mast Heating & Cooling now to make an appointment for service on your furnace. Better yet, talk with us about joining the Mast Heating & Cooling Comfort Club, which gives you regular maintenance and a host of other benefits. It’s the best way to make sure we don’t have to do a furnace replacement in your Grand Rapids home.