If you’re like many of our heating customers, the heating inspection is one of those things that has been put on the back burner. And with the warm weather we have been experiencing in Virginia, you may not have thought about your furnace’s needs at all!
But now is as good of a time as ever to take care of it. Here at Express Tech Air, we want to make sure that your heating system is in good working order so when the cold temperatures finally do arrive, you can enjoy a cozy winter this season.
The Most Common Heating Inspections Questions We Get Asked
When it comes to your heating inspection there are a lot of questions homeowners have, and we don’t blame them! The world of all things HVAC and furnace-related is a vast one and it can be difficult to fully understand each of the moving parts. Because of that, we wanted to compile a list of the most common questions we get asked when it comes to getting your furnace inspected.
Is it too late to get a heating inspection?
The first question you are probably asking is, “It’s almost January is it too late to have an inspection completed,” and the quick answer is no! It’s never too late to in the season to check in on your furnace!
How can an inspection save me money?
While there is an upfront cost for your heating inspection, it will save you a large amount of money in the long run. The heating inspection is a crucial step in maximizing the life of your heating system.
The results from this heating inspection will give you an accurate list of what repairs are needed (if any) to ensure that everything is running properly and there aren’t any major issues with your furnace or heating unit.
When should I get my inspection done?
While it’s never too late in the season, we always recommend getting your system inspected twice a year.
Heating systems are inspected during the fall season according to many heating manufacturers. This is typically around September or October, but it can vary depending on your heating system manufacturer and where you live in the U.S.. The first step for scheduling a heating inspection with Express Tech Air is by calling our office and scheduling a time for one of our heating technicians to come out and take a look.
What is included in a heating inspection?
A heating inspection includes looking at the entire heating system, checking all components, filters, electrical wiring, and controls to ensure they are working properly. Our heating technician will also test the furnace or boiler to make sure it is heating properly and set the thermostat to ensure that it is working as well.
How often should a heating inspection be done?
The general consensus for how often a heating inspection should be done is every year. However, if you have made changes to your heating system or if you are having problems with heating, it is best to call Express Tech Air and schedule an inspection right away. We are here for you 24/7 so give us a call at any time!
What does the heating technician look for during the inspection?
Our heating technicians will check all components of your heating system including filters, electrical wiring, controls, heating elements, blower, and more.
How much does a heating inspection cost?
The typical cost of a heating inspection is $89. However, this price may vary depending on the size of your heating system and the type of heating inspection you need. It will also depend on whether or not your system is damaged. If it is then you will have to factor in the cost of repairs too.
Can I still get an inspection if my heater isn't working?
Yes, you can definitely schedule a heating inspection even if your heating system is not working. Our technicians will do their best to troubleshoot the problem and provide you with a solution.
An In-depth Look at Your Heating and Furnace Inspection
Now that you have some answers to your questions, we wanted to give you a more in-depth look at what goes into your heating inspection.
A heating inspection is important because it will help detect any problems with your heating system before they turn into bigger, more expensive repairs. And while the steps that are performed during these inspections can vary, all professional technicians will take the time to,
Let Us Help Take Care of Your Heating Needs
With all of this in mind, it’s easy to see how and why heating inspections are extremely important. This is because they will help you avoid these issues before anything happens and can even save your heating system from getting damaged beyond repair!
If you have any questions about the heating inspection or would like an estimate for a heating inspection then please contact us today!
Our team at Express Tech Air is here to help you 24/7 with all heating needs big or small!