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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

  • It was a real pleasure dealing with your company, from our initial contact with Chris to the final briefing and handshake with Todd. Thank you gentlemen for a job well done.

    - Robert W.( Willoughby, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation 2018 )
  • Excellent job!  Very clean installation, extremely thoughtful and professional throughout whole process!

    - Marian V.( Cleveland Heights, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, June 2018 )
  • Verne & Ellsworth Hann installed central air conditioning (mini-split system) into our vintage Shaker Heights home that has a boiler/radiators. Bill Hann and his staff were amazing and extremely creative in figuring out how to install the AC system and still maintain the integrity of our home. The installers were always punctual, professional and friendly. They took great care to protect the walls and floors inside as well as the landscaping outside. We have had over 20 years of relying on Verne & Ellsworth Hann for our new boiler and water heater installation as well as ongoing annual maintenance. This is an outstanding company and deserves at least 10 gold stars for its integrity and excellent service.

     

    - Melissa M.( Shaker Heights, Mini-Split System, July 2018 )
  • Nice work.  The system works well and the crew was a pleasure to work with.

    - David F.( Shaker Heights, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, July 2018 )
  • Thank you for your continued adherence to your own high standards of thoroughness, careful execution of your plan, and honesty.  Thank you.

    - David W.( Pepper Pike, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, 2018 )