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How to Avoid Furnace Repairs


As one of the most important appliances in your home, the furnace plays a vital role in helping you stay comfortable. Replacing a furnace can unexpectedly cost you up to thousands of dollars that you aren't prepared to pay for at the moment. It's worth it to stay on top of your furnace's condition so you can do the necessary preparation for when you need to replace the unit. In order to save you money in the long-term, here are a few ways to ensure that your furnace doesn't break  down at an inopportune time. 

    Seasonal Check Ups 

    It may have never crossed your mind to have a scheduled maintenance visit if your furnace works every time you turn your heat on. Getting a regular tune-up can help you avoid costly repairs, avoid emergency breakdowns, and allow your heating system to last a lot longer. If the furnace experiences a break down in the middle of the night or on a cold day of the year, you will be left scrambling to call for help. Instead, schedule a regular maintenance check to gain valuable info on the state of your furnace. During a visit, the HVAC technicians at Shakley Mechanical will clean and lubricate your system as well as alert you to any pressing repair needs for your furnace. 

Keep a Lookout for Symptoms

    Nobody expects you to be an expert on HVAC units, but there are common and obvious signs to look out for that signals a faulty unit on it's way to breaking down. These include: loud sounds such as banging or whirring when the unit it running, a burning smell, and a lack of effective heating or cooling in order to get your home to a comfortable temperature. All of those are early warning signs that your HVAC has a serious problem. Reach out to a furnace repair as soon as possible if you experience any of those symptoms.

Rely on An Expert

    This is sort of self explanatory but please do not try and DIY an HVAC unit. With no experience, you are causing more trouble than good. Messing with components can shut down the furnace and leave you with more problems than you likely solved. 

    At Shakley Mechanical, we put a priority on quality service. Our family-owned business seeks personal relationships with our customers. To us, you’re not just another name on the list. We truly value your business and will prove it to you with excellent service. For all of your residential and commercial HVAC service needs in Mansfield or the surrounding area, we’ve got you covered! Call us at (419) 281-6909 to talk to a representative today.


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