Furnace Maintenance Recommendations

Here are few things we think you need to remember this heating season…

1. Keep your furnace filter cleaned
2. Have your furnace maintenance every year

Your filter is what is removing all the dust, dander and debris from your air in your home. Remember, there are TWO filters in your house – your furnace filter and your lungs! Let’s make sure the furnace filter is taking the brunt of the dust and allergens, not your body.

Since your furnace is what moves the air during heating AND cooling season throughout your home, a dirty air filter can stop that air from moving. What happens is the fan inside your furnace/air handler can’t pull the air it needs from your ductwork causing it to work harder than it should.

A good example of this is a clothes dryer! If you don’t clean the filter on your dryer it can’t get enough air to dry your clothes and may break. Can you imagine not changing that filter?

A dirty filter will…

Negatively impact your furnace operation and cause it to break, which may cost a lot of money in repairs, such as:

  • Blower motor repair or replacement
  • In cooling season: not getting enough air across your evaporator coil can cause it to ice up and your AC to stop working. The water from the ice may harm expensive electrical components inside your unit.
  • In heating mode not getting enough air across your heat exchanger (the fire compartment inside your furnace) causes excess heat and may cause your heat exchanger to crack – releasing harmful carbon monoxide into the air!
  • Cost you more money to operate your system because it has to work harder to satisfy your thermostat settings.
  • Your home will become dirtier because the filter is full and can’t catch the dirt, so it sends it back into your home.

How often do you change your filter?

1″ Filters – Monthly
2″ Filters – Bimonthly
3″, 4″, and 5″ Filters – Every 4 to 6 months

When in doubt, swap it out!!!

How do you remember to change it?

You can get a thermostat that will remind you.

Use your calendar in your phone to remind you.

Whatever works for you…just make sure you do it! It’s something so simple to maintain that, if neglected, can cause you thousands of dollars in the long run!

When is the best time to schedule your furnace tune-up?

We recommend you schedule your tune up with us before you start using your furnace. If you happen to forget, just make sure you call us to schedule it. REMEMBER, your warranty can be voided if you do not keep it maintained.

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“The Heat” Newsletter: December 2020 Edition

This month’s newsletter is guaranteed to keep you cozy at home this holiday season! We also share important safety tips to protect your home from carbon monoxide. Our newsletter, The Heat, features coupons, helpful articles, delicious recipes, and fun photos of Hauser Air in the community. Subscribe here to get The Heat delivered to your inbox each month.

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“The Heat” Newsletter: November 2020 Edition

This month’s newsletter is all about clean air – our November Clean Air promo, as well as a helpful article on the benefits of a home humidifier for winter. Our newsletter, The Heat, features coupons, helpful articles, delicious recipes, and fun photos of Hauser Air in the community. Subscribe here to get The Heat delivered to your inbox each month.

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What Are the Benefits of Keeping Your Equipment Maintained?

  • We catch potential issues and breakdowns BEFORE they happen
  • Documented maintenance will validate manufacturer warranties
  • Peace of mind when verifying safe operation of your equipment
  • One year warranty on all repairs
  • 30 day operation guarantee. If your units breaks down with 30 days of your tune-up you do NOT pay any trip charges.

CALL US TODAY: 513-777-7979 or 937-368-7979

Ask us about our amazing tune-up offers!
Receive a one time heating season tune-up for only $69!

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VIP plan for $16/month OR $192/yr.
If you schedule your tune-up in August or September!


Why Become a VIP Member for only $16/month?

  • 15% OFF ALL Repairs
  • $500.00 off a New Heating and Cooling System
  • Summer and Winter Tune-ups
  • Booking Reminders
  • Priority Service
  • Fully Transferable Membership
  • Manufacturer Warranty Compliance
  • Documented Service
  • 24hr Priority Service on all Repairs
  • No Contracts

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It’s Time for Your Heating Season Tune-up!

Your furnace is responsible for heating your home. The most commonly used heating system, furnaces burn fuel or electricity to heat air, then push it to rooms throughout your home through your ductwork. Your furnace is probably located in your basement, attic, closet or crawlspace.

During the cold winter months, your furnace is the key to your home’s comfort, so it needs to be cared for with preventative maintenance. And maintaining your furnace with regular tune-ups can extend your unit’s lifespan, maximize its efficiency, prevent breakdowns, eliminate safety hazards, and lower your heating costs.

It’s best to schedule your annual furnace tune-up at the beginning of the fall, when you’re making the switch from air conditioner to furnace season. Doing so will ensure optimum performance before temperatures drop. Read the following Q&A to learn more about how an annual furnace tune-up will save you time and money.

What services does a furnace tune-up include?

A furnace tune-up is a checklist of tasks that your HVAC technician performs to ensure your unit is operating properly. While exact services vary from company to company, your tune-up prepares your furnace to run in winter weather. Hauser Air’s furnace tune-up includes the following services:

  • Clean blower compartment
  • Clean and adjust burners
  • Inspect and tighten wiring and connections
  • Inspect the heat exchanger
  • Inspect the gas pressure and flame operation
  • Inspect igniter and pilot light
  • Look at and vacuum indoor filter
  • Check ductwork and connections for proper airflow

Are annual furnace tune-ups really necessary?

In short, yes. Nobody wants to wake up shivering in the middle of the night to discover their furnace isn’t working, and furnace tune-ups pinpoint minor problems before they require major repairs. If you’re on the fence about whether to schedule your annual tune-up, remember that the cost of a tune-up doesn’t compare to the emergency rates your HVAC technician will charge to fix your unit on a cold Sunday night. Investing in preventative maintenance upfront will save you extra energy, repair and re-installation costs caused by furnace neglect.

Does my older furnace need a tune-up or does it need to be replaced?

A well maintained furnace can last 15 to 20 years — so if you’re not the furnace’s first owner, you might have to do a little research to figure out its age. But there are other telltale signs, besides age, that your unit might need to be replaced. If you’ve noticed that your furnace requires increasingly frequent repairs or that your energy bills keep climbing, it may be time to replace your furnace. Your furnace blower may be cycling on and off more often than it used to. Other red flags include uneven heating in different rooms of the house, rattling or banging sounds while running, or debris coming from your vents. If you’re not sure whether you need a replacement, our HVAC technicians can take a look at your system and talk to you about repair and replacement options if needed.

How long does a furnace tune-up take?

You can expect the inspection process to take up to an hour, depending on the configuration of your system. Upon completion, your service technician should present their checklist and share any professional recommendations about your system.

Will a furnace tune-up validate my warranty?

Yes! If your furnace is under a manufacturer’s warranty, it’s important to schedule your furnace tune-up. Most furnace manufacturers recommend annual maintenance by a qualified HVAC technician, and won’t cover damage caused by improper maintenance. If you have a home warranty, regular furnace tune-ups may be included in your plan.

Is there anything I can do in-between tune-ups to optimize my furnace’s performance?

Yes! Here are some suggestions:

  • First, you should make sure to store flammable items, such as paint, gasoline or cleaning products, away from your furnace.
  • Always make sure to change furnace filters regularly, every 1 to 6 months depending on the filter.
  • And make sure to set your thermostat from air conditioning mode to heating mode. Your furnace works hard to keep your house comfortable, so consider using a programmable thermostat to help give your furnace a rest by running at cooler temperatures while you’re at work or asleep.

Regular use takes its toll on your HVAC system. You can protect your home’s HVAC system and improve your family’s comfort year-round with an VIP Service agreement, which includes 2 regularly scheduled tune-ups. Our VIP Plan offers preferred pricing on HVAC service repair and installation, a one-year warranty on labor and parts, priority emergency service, and more! Call us today at 513-777-7979 or 937-368-7979 to schedule!