To make sure your Arkansas River Valley home is comfortable year-round, it’s important to maintain your electric furnace, so it functions efficiently and effectively. Unlike gas furnaces, electric furnaces pull air through a heat exchanger, which uses electric heating elements to warm the air before it’s blown through your home’s ductwork.
These systems are environmentally conscious and safe as they don’t produce carbon monoxide. Regular maintenance on your electric furnace ensures your unit works at peak performance for many years to come.
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The Importance of Maintenance
Atchley Air recommends annual routine electric furnace maintenance to keep your home warm and cozy on the coldest winter nights. During these tune-ups, our technicians will thoroughly clean and inspect your unit to catch any minor issues before they become serious and expensive.
As your system ages, electric elements may break down due to bad wiring and aging. This includes your system’s heating elements, blower motors, limit switches, and sequencers. Your electrical system may also become outdated and no longer able to support the needs of the furnace.
With electric furnace preventative maintenance from Atchley Air, we’ll assess the status of these elements to ensure your furnace’s longevity.
If you notice any of these signs, it may be time for electric furnace service:
- Difficulty starting the unit
- Uneven or inadequate heating
- Odd noises or smells
- Poor air quality
- Increased electric bills
Contact Atchley Air online today if your electric furnace needs maintenance.
Choose Atchley Air
Though it may be tempting to perform your own maintenance, it’s best to leave it to the highly trained technicians. Attempting to service your electric furnace yourself could damage the unit and cause personal injury.
With the right tools and a thorough understanding of your system and its electrical components, our professionals can help you save on energy bills, increase the life span of your unit, and avoid unexpected and costly repairs.
For your electric furnace maintenance needs, trust Atchley Air. Since 1958, we’ve been committed to providing excellent customer service to the homeowners of Arkansas River Valley. Our friendly and highly trained technicians can service any brand and provide free estimates for replacement.
With 24/7 emergency service, we can guarantee your electric furnace will work at peak performance all year.
Trust Atchley Air for all your electric furnace needs. Contact us online today.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I do to keep my electric furnace running optimally?
Annual professional maintenance is the most important part of keeping your electric furnace working efficiently and effectively.
However, there are some things you can do to improve its performance, including cleaning your access panels, replacing air filters every three months, and setting your thermostat to a more energy-efficient temperature to reduce strain on your unit.
What are the most common issues with electric furnaces?
If you have issues with your electric furnace, it’s likely one of a few common issues. Clogged filters, loose wires, dirty fuses, broken blower motors, and blown thermostat fuses can all cause your electric furnace to fail or malfunction.
Can my electric furnace overheat?
If your electric furnace isn’t properly maintained, it can overheat. This is usually due to a short circuit or inadequate circulation since your electrical wiring and blower are often under great stress. Regular tune-ups will significantly reduce your system’s risk of overheating.