Which Furnace Service Plan Should I Get?

October 20, 2017

It can be consuming when you start looking at the information about furnace service plans. Is it wise to purchase one? Is it worth it? What should it include? Colvin's Heating and Cooling is happy to provide some more information to eliminate confusion.

But I Have a Warranty

Perhaps one of the most confusing things about furnace repair plans is that homeowners often think they don’t need a plan because the furnace is under warranty. The maintenance service plan and a warrant are two very different things—and in many cases, you are required to have routine furnace service done to keep your warranty in place. These services help to make sure your furnace is running as it should and help identify potential problems before they become major, and expensive, problems. A warranty commonly only covers major components of a furnace, and not labor costs, which can add up quickly. It’s wise to review all the details of your warranty so you know what’s covered and what isn’t.

Other Benefits of Routine Maintenance

Along with keeping your system operating safely, routine maintenance has many other benefits. Properly maintained systems are more likely to operate at peak efficiency, which could save you money on utility bills. They also filter your home’s air better, helping to keep you healthier and your home cleaner.

That’s not all, another benefit of routine maintenance is that it helps make sure your furnace will run correctly through its busiest season—aka when temperatures are low. The last thing you want on a brisk Excelsior Springs night is to have to call for an emergency repair.

Built-In Motivation to Schedule Routine Maintenance

At Colvin's Heating and Cooling, our Service Maintenance Plans are specifically for regular maintenance. One of the nice things about buying a maintenance plan is that you aren’t likely to skip out on scheduling beneficial annual maintenance. We’ve discovered that once homeowners invest in a service plan, they don’t forget schedule their service much better than homeowners without a service plan—and their furnace and indoor air quality benefit! Even better, our team will typically get in contact with the homeowners to schedule your appointment as a helpful reminder.

If you would like more information about furnace service plans, or if you would like to get one now, call Colvin's Heating and Cooling at 816-379-3918 and we’ll take care of you.