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Furnace and Boiler Maintenance and Tune-Up

Maintaining your Northeast Ohio home’s heating system

The importance of routine furnace and boiler maintenance

Furnace and boilers are expensive but essential elements of any Northeast Ohio home’s comfort. To protect your investment and make sure that your heating system is functioning optimally for as many years as possible, it is well worth the cost of hiring a Cleveland heating company to conduct annual maintenance checks. In addition to saving you money over the long run, routine maintenance is needed to catch any minor issues that could spell disaster if left unchecked, including dangerous ventilation concerns or water leaks.

What services should a professional heating technician perform annually?

Easy and relatively inexpensive annual tune-ups ensure that your Cleveland heating system is functioning properly when you need it the most. The most common services performed by a licensed contractor when tuning up a heating system include:

For boilers (hot water or steam heating systems):

  • Checking the ventilation system for gas leaks that can lead to dangerous carbon monoxide buildup in the home
  • Adjusting the boiler’s thermostat to ensure that it responds to cycling the system.
  • Testing the pressure-relief valve and high-limit safety control
  • Inspecting the heat exchanger, cleaning the burners and flame sensor, and inspecting the pressure tank

For furnaces (forced-air heating systems):

  • Checking the combustion chamber for cracks
  • Testing for carbon monoxide leaks and fixing them if needed
  • Adjusting the blower control and supply-air temperature
  • Cleaning and oiling the blower
  • Checking the furnace’s fuel input and flame characteristics, and adjusting them if necessary
  • Sealing any loose connections between the furnace and main air ducts

Let Verne & Ellsworth Hann keep your furnace or boiler in top shape

Furnaces, boilers, and other related heating equipment are among the most complex and important pieces of equipment that can be found in homes. Because of this, it is essential that the Cleveland heating contractor you hire is well-trained and able to safely handle materials such as electricity, oil, and natural gas. Verne & Ellsworth Hann is your best choice for furnace and boiler maintenance in Northeast Ohio; our team has decades of experience and is licensed in the state of Ohio in HVAC, hydronics, plumbing, electrical, and refrigerant recovery. Our attention to detail combined with our unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction has led to widespread recognition in Cleveland Heights and beyond.

Contact the friendly Cleveland heating technicians at Verne & Ellsworth Hann today to learn more about the importance of maintaining your furnace or boiler and to schedule an appointment.

What People Are Saying

  • Excellent and prompt service.  The workmen were professional and helpful in their explanation of care and service of the equipment.

    - Charles S.( Cleveland Heights, AC Installation July 2017 )
  • I want you to know how pleased I was with the entire experience.  From the initial meeting with Chris through the installation of my new A/C unit.

    - Sondra S.( Shaker Heights, Air Conditioning Installation July 2017 )
  • Installers were spot on time at 8 am, took care not to track dirt into house, and were both courteous and friendly.  Excellent quality work to boot!

    - John S.( Cleveland, Air Conditioning Installation, June 2017 )
  • I have had several projects from Verne & Ellsworth, across boiler replacements, heating system installation, and air conditioning system set up and install.  Each of these times, Bill Hann takes a ton of his time to talk to my wife and I to learn about the issues we’re having, explain the root causes of those issues, and suggest fixes that we know will prevent the issues from coming back – not just paper over the issue temporarily.  Lastly, he always delivers on time – onsite when he says he will be, fishing when he says he will – and always makes sure every aspect of the job is completed, from material removal and set up, to equipment install, to clean up after the project.  A++ and highly recommended!

    - Mike C.( Shaker Heights, Heating and Cooling, June 2017 )
  • The unit is working very well.  The installers were very professional, showed me how everything worked, and cleaned the basement beautifully.  I would never have even known they were there.  Thank you again.

    - Michelle T.( Wickliffe, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, June 2017 )