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Furnace Maintenance

Heater Maintenance in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Furnace Maintenance

We see it all the time: a homeowner puts off heater maintenance because they think their furnace will run just fine come winter — after all, it only gets used for a few months out of the year, right? Then their heating system breaks down during the first cold snap of the season! While Louisiana and the Baton Rouge area see mild winters, getting stuck without a furnace can still leave you shivering and uncomfortable in your home. However, with furnace maintenance from Southern Air Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, you can avoid inconvenient breakdowns and ensure that your heating system runs smoothly all winter long.

Taking care of your heating system is as easy as scheduling furnace tune-up services. Call on Southern Air for more information or to schedule your next heater tune-up in Baton Rouge today!

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What is Heater Maintenance, Anyways?

Contrary to popular belief, heating maintenance isn’t just a chance for heating companies to give your system a once over and a thumbs up. A tune-up is actually an in-depth inspection and cleaning of your heater’s condition that will give the system a performance boost if done correctly. Think of a furnace tune-up like an oil check for your car. You probably wouldn’t set out on a road trip without making sure there’s enough oil in your engine or getting an oil change if needed, so why should you head into the cold season with a heating system that’s not ready?

When to Schedule Regular Heating Tune-Ups

As the name implies, a tune-up isn’t just a one-time service. It would be best if you had two seasonal tune-ups done on your HVAC system each year: one for your furnace and one for your AC. While a tune-up at any time of the year is better than no tune-up at all, heater maintenance should ideally be scheduled in the fall before the weather gets cold. Likewise, air conditioning tune-ups should be scheduled in the spring before the heat of summer hits.

Scheduling your heating tune-up before winter gives a professional technician a chance to inspect and clean the entire system as well as notify you of any repairs before a cold front comes in and causes issues. If your heating unit heads into winter with a performance boost and no issues, it can take on anything the winter season throws at it.

Benefits of Regular Furnace Maintenance

Some homeowners wonder whether tune-ups come with any real benefits, and the answer is always an enthusiastic yes! While individual tune-ups boost efficiency for the upcoming cold season, regular furnace maintenance over time also offers multiple long-term advantages that you won’t want to miss out on. The benefits of scheduling regular heater tune-ups each year include:

  • Increased system efficiency
  • Lower energy bills
  • Reduced the risk of breakdowns
  • Catching unnoticed issues
  • Extending the life of the system

You heard correctly! Keeping a regular maintenance schedule throughout your heating system’s life can keep it running better for longer. A furnace typically lasts 15-30 years depending on whether it uses electricity or gas, but regular tune-ups can ensure that the system lasts years longer than it would without maintenance. Between maintaining high efficiency, catching repairs early and preventing the permanent wear and tear often left by breakdowns, regular heater maintenance offers the perfect formula for a long-lasting heating system.

Our Baton Rouge Heater Tune-Up

Unlike some heating companies, Southern Air treats each tune-up visit as an opportunity to perform a comprehensive inspection and cleaning for our customers. From calibrating the thermostat to testing electrical or gas connections and cleaning all of the moving parts, our comprehensive furnace tune-up from expert technicians will take care of every part of your heating system. If we discover any unnoticed repairs, we’ll be sure to let you know and will even fix the issue during the same visit if possible.

At Southern Air, our priority is making sure that your HVAC system is ready to keep your home comfortable year-round without issue, and we do everything in our power to make just that happen. Our AC professionals are ready to prepare your furnace for winter with a seasonal tune-up. Whether you have an electric furnace, gas furnace, ductless AC or heat pump, call on the team at Southern Air for maintenance.

The SHIELD Membership Plan for HVAC Maintenance

Southern Air Conditioning & Heating knows never to underestimate the power of a well-tuned HVAC system, which is why we’ve created the SHIELD Membership Protection Plan to help customers take care of their heating and cooling systems all while saving money. When you join our membership plan, you’ll receive:

  • 2 FREE precision tune-ups (one for heater and one for AC)
  • Guaranteed appointments within 48 hours of service request
  • 20% discount on repairs
  • $100/year Loyalty Credit towards the purchase of a new system, up to $800

In addition to becoming a part of our membership plan, Southern Air customers can save money by keeping an eye out for HVAC tune-up specials during the fall and AC tune-up specials in the spring. We offer several seasonal specials that make it easy for our customers to schedule maintenance visits.

Why Choose Southern Air?

At Southern Air, we specialize in world-class service with a small-town touch. That means we always strive to provide stellar service at a fair price, never cutting corners or trying to sell you something you don’t need. We believe that everyone deserves to be comfortable in their own home, which is why we do everything we can to make sure your HVAC system is working properly throughout the year.

Trusted Heating Professionals in Baton Rouge

To provide world-class service, you have to have a world-class team of HVAC technicians! Our team certainly meets those standards — every one of our technicians is licensed, highly trained and skilled enough to service all makes and models in addition to their vast technical knowledge and skills. When you call on us for service, our team will be professional, friendly and respectful from start to finish.

Southern Air Heating & Cooling provides the comprehensive furnace maintenance that Baton Rouge and Port Allen residents rely on to keep their heaters running smoothly all winter long. Contact us today to speak to a friendly service representative or schedule your seasonal heater tune-up by filling out a service request.

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I would recommend Southern Air Heating, Cooling & Plumbing all everyone. The team was courteous and knowledgeable, and did not waste time in setting up my new Unit. The installation team was excellent and had time to answer all of my questions and explained everything to me. A+++++


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Excellent service!!! We had to replace our entire unit and Jake Sherman had the new unit installed and running in one day!!! Call and ask for Jake he is just the best!! Thank you Buddy’s A-1 Air Conditioning!!

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