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Only HVAC Specialists Should Service Boilers To Ensure it Runs Efficiently - Boston, Worcester, MA

04 Dec 2014

This winter, it is a good idea to have the boiler serviced especially if it is an older boiler in Worcester, MA. Getting it serviced requires hiring an HVAC specialist. This should be done at least once a year to ensure everything is in safe working condition.

Now that the cold temperatures have really arrived, it is best not to wait until your boiler breaks or starts running inefficiently before have boiler maintenance taken care of. It is recommended that you have an HVAC technician inspect your household boiler yearly, even if there seems to be nothing wrong; better safe than sorry. With regular maintenance a specialist will correctly diagnose potential problems that can cause real trouble in winter. Boiler check-ups will also help in determining whether your boiler needs to be replaced or just needs standard repairs.

Checking and ensuring that your heating system functions properly means that your boiler will less likely to freeze up or break down when the temperature drops. A boiler that is not regularly maintained will take more time to warm itself. A boiler needs maintenance when the flame burns yellow rather than blue, when there is a smell of gas while in use, and when repeated restarts are required. In these scenarios you really need to call an HVAC specialist to check on your boiler and your entire heating system.

If you have not yet had your boiler serviced this year, contact Greater Boston Plumbing and Heating.