The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have things you’d rather spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This allows you to get ahead of complications before they start. We have all experienced how winters in Wisconsin Rapids can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to a sudden furnace breakdown. The team at Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Yearly furnace maintenance gives us an opportunity to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road. See your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system with a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on the path towards a breakdown this winter. The experts at Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc in Wisconsin Rapids will inspect both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to keep your furnace that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace performing efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention all the time – check your air filter. The complications a dirty air filter can cause are endless, and the solution is easy – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is vital for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can cause a domino effect of problems within your system. A dirty filter restricts air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which has a negative impact on your system’s efficiency and the added wear and tear will shorten your system’s life. Your air filter is the front line for your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home goes through it. A filthy filter means polluted air. The longer you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address issues before they become a breakdown, along with an unplanned bill. Now is the ideal time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc in Wisconsin Rapids, give us a call at 715-421-5555 or set up an appointment with us online.