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Peace of Mind Furnace Check with Wyckoff Heating and Cooling

This post was sponsored by Wyckoff Heating & Cooling - serving Central Iowa for over 65 years.

furnace-checkupThe other day I received a text that it was time to schedule my bi-annual dentist visit. I didn’t even hesitate to call and set up an appointment.

Then, on my way to town, I noticed it was time to schedule an oil change for my car. Without even thinking, I called up the dealership and took care of that. So why would it come as such a shock to find out that I should be scheduling routine maintenance on our furnace?

furnace check des moines, wyckoffTwo important reasons for servicing your furnace annually:

  • You can identify a problem before it happens. While performing a routine service check, Brett, a technician from Wyckoff Heating & Cooling found that the flame sensor needed some cleaning. Had it failed it could have been dangerous to my family – leaking gas into the house and causing the furnace to stop working.
  • You ensure your system is running efficiently, which will save you money in the long run.

Having your furnace checked prior to the cold weather setting in will help catch major issues before it becomes too late, too cold, or too costly to address.

Scheduling a routine visit will ensure that you are not stuck with a non-working furnace in the middle of January on a Sunday evening.

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Brett reminding me which way the furnace filter should be facing

During the visit, Brett explained what he was checking and talked through things he thought I needed to know. He checked to make sure the filter was clean and ensured it was in place properly. We also talked about the Whole Home Ventilation control on our system. We had it set to off, not understanding what it was for. He explained the importance of having it on to ensure clean air is filtering through the house.

 Peace Of Mind

furnace check - des moinesWyckoff’s Peace of Mind service agreement offers homeowners home comfort security. With this contract, Wyckoff comes out twice a year to service your furnace and air conditioner. You also get a discount for parts if you do need something fixed. Wyckoff sends you reminders (just like your dentist) to get your service scheduled and works to make sure your systems are tuned-up and safe.

About Wyckoff Heating & Cooling

As a family-owned and operated business, Wyckoff Heating & Cooling is proud of our service-oriented roots that span four generations and over 65 years of business. We understand the values that are important for a successful business. Serving and connecting with our customers has always been our number one priority.

Wyckoff’s resiliency is attributed to many factors, but mostly to a combination of outstanding customer service and selection of quality products. Today, the company sets industry standards. Wyckoff is a ClimateMaster GeoElite Dealer, employs the most SAVE certified technicians in the state, is a two-time recipient of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America Certified Dealer award, and earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2012.

Wyckoff Heating & Cooling is the contractor of choice for many of Central Iowa’s premier homebuilders. In addition, Wyckoff works with many of the area’s best-known individual and franchised commercial businesses. And, we have the distinction of providing service for many local school, governmental, and institutional customers.

Connect with Wyckoff

24-Hour Service: 515-285-3111 
Do you have an HVAC system emergency, or is your furnace or air conditioner in need of a tune-up? The professionals at Wyckoff Heating & Cooling are available 24 hours a day. Our round-the-clock service allows you to contact a skilled technician, not a recording, day or night. The best part is – that technician is located right here in Central Iowa.

Contact Wyckoff today! Request an estimate, ask a question, and more!

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This post is part 5 of 6 in our Home Efficiency Series sponsored by Wyckoff Heating and Cooling.

Part 1: Home Efficiency 101
Part 2: Why and how to change your air filter
Part 3: Fun Facts about air conditioning
Part 4: Indoor Air Quality: Tips for Families with Asthma and Allergies



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