Furnace Service

Which Furnace Service Plan Should I Get?

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there 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 believe they don’t need one because their home’s 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 performed to keep your warranty in effect. These services help to make sure your furnace is running as it should and help find potential problems before they become larger, and expensive, problems. A warranty usually only covers major components of a furnace, and does not cover labor costs, which can add up quickly. It’s important to understand all the details of your warranty so you know what’s covered and what isn’t.

Other Benefits of Routine Maintenance

In addition to making sure your equipment is working properly, routine maintenance provides other benefits that will help you. 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 your household healthier and your home cleaner.

Another benefit of regular maintenance is that it helps ensure 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 great things about buying a maintenance plan is that you don’t have an excuse to skip out on scheduling beneficial annual maintenance. We’ve discovered that once homeowners invest in a service plan, they remember to schedule their service much better than homeowners without a service plan—and their furnace and indoor air quality benefit! Even better, our experts will typically reach out to you to schedule your appointment as a helpful reminder.

When you are ready to hear more 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 help you out. 

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