Which Furnace Service Plan Should I Get?10/20/2017There’s a lot of conflicting information out there about furnace service plans. Do you need one? Is it worth it? What should it include? Beck Cohen is here to answer your questions and clear up the confusion. But I Have a Warranty A confusing piece about furnace repair plans is that homeowners often think they don’t need a plan because the furnace is under warranty. A warranty and a maintenance service plan are two very different things—and in lots of cases, you will need to have routine furnace service performed to keep your warranty in place. These visits help ensure your furnace is running as it should and help recognize potential problems before they become bigger, and expensive, problems. A warranty commonly only covers major components of a furnace, and does not cover labor costs, which can add up quickly. It’s important to review 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 offers many more benefits. Properly maintained systems are more prone to operate at peak efficiency, which could save you money on utility bills. They also help to enhance your home’s air, helping to keep your household healthier and your home cleaner. Yet another benefit is that it helps ensure your furnace will run correctly through its busiest season—aka when temperatures are low. The last thing you want on a brisk Charlottesville night is to have to arrange an emergency repair. Built-In Motivation to Schedule Routine Maintenance At Beck Cohen, our Service Maintenance Plans are specifically for regular maintenance. One of the great things about buying a maintenance plan is that you aren’t likely to skip out on scheduling beneficial annual maintenance. We’ve discovered that once homeowners invest in a service plan, they are more likely to schedule their service much better than homeowners without a service plan—and their furnace and indoor air quality benefit! Even better, our experts will typically contact you 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 Beck Cohen at 434-296-0129 and we’ll help you out. If you already have a service plan with us, you can also easily arrange your service appointment with us online.