The winter nights and early mornings in Greater New Braunfels may not reach the bone-freezing colds of, say, Minnesota, but they’re still cold. When the temperature drops into the 40s and upper 30s, you won’t want your house to be without a reliable heating system.
Because homes don’t use their heaters as much as their air conditioners here, people are less likely to look to an HVAC contractor in Schertz, TX when they need heating assistance. They either shrug it off and put on a jacket indoors or they rely on an amateur “handyperson” to swing by and tinker with the furnace or another system to see if they can get it back in line. Maybe hitting the cabinet a few times will get it working again, who knows?
Well … we know. If you have a central heating system, anything more complex than a space heater, you cannot handle any standard service for it: installation, replacement, repair, or maintenance. You must leave it to an experienced contractor with the proper licensing and certifications, as well as the best experience and tools. There are some good reasons why:
Does your home heating system use natural gas? There is a good chance that it does since gas furnaces are the top choice for home heating in the country. If your house already has a gas connection, it’ll have a gas furnace. It is illegal in most jurisdictions for anyone without proper certification to work on an appliance connected to a gas main—and that includes a gas furnace. Please leave the work to people legally permitted to do it.
There’s a good reason only certified pros are allowed to work on gas furnaces—improper work creates a hazard of toxic gases entering the home or combustion fires. Gas furnaces are designed to work safely, but nothing will ruin those safety precautions faster than amateur mistakes. But the safety concern applies to electric furnaces as well, since electrical fires are possible if the system is installed wrong or repairs cause wires to overheat.
The warranty on your heating system protects you from having to pay for repairs or a replacement that are the fault of the manufacturer. Amateur service on your heater will void that warranty, and the manufacturer won’t pay for the repairs when the shoddy work is discovered.
One of the most critical parts of doing a heating repair is determining what is wrong in the first place. Proper diagnosis of a malfunctioning furnace or heat pump isn’t easy, because there are multiple possibilities for every symptom. A trained, certified HVAC technician with the right equipment will find the trouble and know how to fix it correctly.
No amateur can hope to match the speed of a professional when it comes to repair—unless the amateur rushes and does an even worse job. A professional can have your valuable heat restored in a short time and without needing to rush or take shortcuts.
Trust to Thayer Air Conditioning in the Greater New Braunfels, TX Area. Your comfort is our #1 priority!