Which Furnace Service Plan Should I Get?

October 20, 2017

There can be some inconsistent info about furnace service plans. Do you need one? Is the cost worth it? What should it include? West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services 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 their furnace is under warranty. However, the warranty and a maintenance service agreement are two very different things—and in lots of cases, you will need to have routine furnace service performed to keep your warranty in effect. These visits help ensure your furnace is running as it should and help find potential problems before they become bigger, and expensive, problems. A warranty typically only covers major components of a furnace, and not labor costs, which can add up quickly. It’s important to review all the details of your warranty so you comprehend what’s covered and what isn’t.

Other Benefits of Routine Maintenance

In addition to making sure your equipment is working properly, routine maintenance has many other benefits. Properly maintained systems are more likely to operate at peak efficiency, which can potentially save you costs on your energy bills. They also help to enhance your home’s air, helping to keep your household healthier and your home cleaner.

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

Built-In Motivation to Schedule Routine Maintenance

At West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services, our Service Maintenance Plans are specifically for regular maintenance. One of the great things about purchasing 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 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 professionals will typically reach out to you to schedule your appointment as a helpful reminder.

If you want to learn more about furnace service plans, or if you would like to get one now, call West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services at (616) 669-3961 and we’ll help you out.