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Chicago Heating Maintenance

About Our Heating Precision Tune-Up (Gas Forced Air)

  1. Check thermostat calibration - An improperly calibrated thermostat will call for more or less heating then desired. The former will cost you money, the latter will cost you comfort.
  2. Replace Air Filter - A dirty air filter can reduce heating efficiency and increase costly energy usage and affect the reliability of the equipment.
  3. Check and adjust air flow for proper temperature rise - One way to assure maximum efficiency of your heating system.
  4. Check and adjust blower components - Proper adjustment and cleanliness of the blower and components is necessary for adequate air flow, it also assures proper capacity and equipment reliability.
  5. Lubricate all moving parts when necessary - Poor lubrication causes drag in the motor and drive shaft, thereby requiring more electricity to overcome resistance. Lack of lubrication can ruin the bearings and burn out the motor.
  6. Check and adjust burner operation - To insure smooth ignition, pilot light and burners are observed for proper burning.
  7. Check and clean heat exchanger - To assure proper fuel combustion and avoid the possibility of creating carbon monoxide in the house.
  8. Check high limit control - The principal control in the furnace to prevent overheating and possible damage to the unit and the structure it is located in.
  9. Check fan control - To assure fan comes on and goes off at predetermined temperatures in order to deliver the proper temperature of air into the home.
  10. Check and clean flue - Necessary to assure proper fuel draft and also to prevent flue obstructions.
  11. Check manifold gas pressure - Proper pressure is required to control fuel input to the furnace burners.
  12. Check heat anticipator - Located in the thermostat, it insures that the furnace will supply the heat when necessary.

If you are looking for a south Chicago heating maintenance specialist then please call (708) 387-7700 or complete our online request form.