Too Soon? Think Again – Now is the Time for Furnace Service in Cedar Rapids09/02/2015 Just because winter is coming to a close doesn’t mean that it’s time to forget about your furnace until next winter. The safest way to prepare for any season is to service your furnace now and guarantee that it is all set for when it’s needed. Sure, in a few weeks you will be changing your thermostat off from the ‘heat’ setting, but don’t forget about that final winter checklist thing to ensure that your furnace won’t cause you any sudden issues this summer and next early fall. Depending on your furnace after months of inactivity is always a wager. It isn’t sensible to trust that months of winter means you can neglect your system. That, on top of months without using your furnace in the summer, can cause maintenance problems and dirt buildup, especially if there is no arranged tune-up. So why right now? Why is servicing your furnace beneficial? Routine furnace service can help you avoid a number of possible problems during the year, including: Unsafe situations with gas or oil problems in your furnace More complicated furnace problems that could bring about potential furnace replacement Lowered efficiency, due to an old furnace A cancelled warranty after a lack of maintenance over time Avoiding routine furnace service and leaving it to chance with Cedar Rapids weather is not the smartest option. The best way to think about your furnace is to look at it like your car. Vehicles always need certain routine maintenance to keep everything running efficiently, and without this maintenance, the lifespan of your car would be reduced. It’s the same for your furnace, and the perfect time to setup service is now before you forget! If you want to learn more about what the team at Ilten's Incorporated can do for you and your furnace during the spring, give us a call at 319-363-0283 or set up an appointment with us online.