6 Ways To Maintain Your HVAC Warranty
To ensure your HVAC system has a long life, it’s important for you to maintain your HVAC warranty. Maintaining your HVAC warranty will ensure you don’t have any unexpected (and sometimes large) payments to make if something needs repairing. A maintained warranty also helps HVAC mechanics spot small problems before they become big problems that can potentially decrease the lifespan or void the warranty of your system.
Here are seven ways that you can maintain your HVAC warranty:
1. Yearly Maintenance
The manufacturer of your furnace or air conditioner will require that an expert will properly take care of your system. Part of that care involves yearly maintenance. Annual check-ups allow a trained mechanic to look at your system and detect any problems. Ensuring that you arrange yearly maintenance will not only save you money, it will also maintain your warranty.
2. DIY Service
It is potentially dangerous to work on furnaces without the proper qualifications, and it will also void your warranty. Anyone working on your HVAC — even your neighbour that used to be a furnace repairman years ago — needs to have a license in good standing in Ontario. Don’t take risks and void your warranty with a DIY repair.
3. Service Company
When deciding on what company you want to service your HVAC system, consider three points:
- Does this company have a good reputation?
- Is this company a licensed distributor of my brand of HVAC system?
- Is the company listed on the brand’s website as a trusted specialist?
4. Keep ALL Documentation
From your original purchase receipt to records of installation to proof of yearly maintenance, keep it all! If you lose this documentation there’s a chance that you may not be able to claim the full warranty on your HVAC.
To be sure of what documentation you need, check your manufacturer’s website.
5. Damage To The HVAC Unit
If you damage your HVAC system, you can potentially void your unit’s warranty. This is why it’s important to make sure that if you’re doing some spring cleaning or moving into a new home, that you stay clear of the HVAC system.
6. Register Your Warranty
This may be the final point in this blog, but it’s the first thing you should do when you get a new HVAC system installed. Go to your manufacturer’s website and register your unit to ensure that your system is covered.
If you are unsure of the state of your HVAC system’s warranty — or if you want to schedule maintenance for your unit — get in touch. Therm-All’s team of experts is here to help!