Which Furnace Service Plan Should I Get?

October 20, 2017

It can be consuming when you start looking at the information about furnace service plans. Should you get one? Is the cost worth it? What should it include? Watts Electric & A/C Inc is here to answer your questions and clear up the confusion.

But I Have a Warranty

Perhaps one of the most confusing things about furnace repair plans is that homeowners often assume they don’t need the repair 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 actually need to have routine furnace service performed to keep your warranty in effect. Scheduling these appointments will ensure your furnace is operating as it should and help identify 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 critical to understand all the details of your warranty so you know what’s covered and what isn’t.

Other Benefits of Routine Maintenance

Not only does it ensure your furnace is working correctly, routine maintenance provides other benefits that will help you. Properly maintained systems are more likely to operate at peak efficiency, which may save you costs on your energy bills. They also filter your home’s air better, helping to keep your household healthier and your home cleaner.

Another benefit of regular 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 brisk Columbia night is to have to arrange an emergency repair.

Built-In Motivation to Schedule Routine Maintenance

At Watts Electric & A/C Inc, our Service Maintenance Plans are specifically for regular maintenance. One of the good things about buying a maintenance plan is that you don’t have an excuse to skip out on scheduling beneficial annual maintenance. We’ve found 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 team will typically get in contact with the homeowners to schedule your appointment as a helpful reminder.

If you want to learn more about furnace service plans, or if you want to get one now, call Watts Electric & A/C Inc at 601-736-7362 and we’ll take care of you.