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When Should I Schedule A Heating Tune-Up?

How Far In Advance Should I Make A Heating Tune-Up Appointment?

Ever call up an HVAC company when you were in need of service only to find out they wouldn’t be able to send a technician over for a few days? That’s a bummer, but it’s definitely a reality with lots of companies, especially during their “busy” seasons. With that said, when is the best time to actually call for an appointment? Find out below!

When To Call For A Heating Tune-Up

Quite frankly, there is no concrete answer. However, that shouldn’t deter you from paying close attention to the following. We can say for sure, that it’s always best to schedule a tune-up or maintenance appointment before you start noticing any issues. After all, the point of a tune-up in the first place is to prevent problems and issues from happening altogether.

So, what we can conclude here is that if you wait until your system breaks down or you start noticing major problems, it’s already too late for a tune-up. If you want your heating system to work without error all fall and winter long, it’s best to schedule a tune-up in the early months of autumn.

Signs To Keep An Eye Out For

If you’ve already found yourself wondering why your heating system isn’t working properly, or is making strange noises, you will want to call in an expert right away, however this will likely be a repair situation rather than a tune-up or maintenance check.

Here are a few warning signs to keep an eye out for, and if you notice any of the below, call us right away:

  • Furnace blows cold air even on the heat setting.

  • Certain rooms or areas of the house feel warmer or cooler than others.

  • You’re hearing strange noises that include, but are not limited to banging, hissing, clanking, whining, etc.

  • You have to crank the thermostat way up to keep the house comfortable.

  • Your energy bills seem higher than they usually are.

Heating Tune-Ups and Repairs in Pittsburgh

If you want to see reduced energy bills, a better-working heating system, and fewer heating repairs, call Wahl Family Heating, Cooling & Plumbing for reliable heating maintenance in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. We offer upfront, flat-rate pricing and a number of financing options with approved credit for new system installation or replacement. (412) 265-2662.