You wouldn’t want to drive your car if it was making weird noises or odd smells, so why risk it with your furnace? Your furnace may be trying to tell you something is wrong, and it’s important to listen. Don’t let a costly breakdown happen to you at the worst possible time – trust the experienced furnace technicians at VanPort Mechanical & Fire Sprinkler for all of your furnace maintenance needs. We’ve been serving local homeowners and businesses since 1975.

To schedule furnace service in the Portland and Vancouver area, contact Vanport Mechanical and Fire Sprinkler today!

When is the Right Time for Furnace Service?

We recommend having your furnace inspected and serviced at least once a year. The ideal time is before cold weather sets in. It is better to head into the late fall and early winter months feeling confident that your heating system will keep you and your family warm.

Consider getting your furnace serviced if you notice any of these warning signs:

  • Uneven or inadequate heating
  • Higher than expected heating bills
  • Unusual noises or smells
  • Frequent on/off cycling
  • Age of the furnace

The Importance of Maintaining Your Gas Furnace

Estimates show that nearly 20% of all heater failures can be traced to poor or nonexistent maintenance practices. Your furnace has many different components that are constantly working for you. Over the course of a year, these components accumulate wear and tear, which can lead to the need for gas furnace repairs.

Check out our video below in which Damian from Vanport talks about maintaining your flame sensors and burners. These components are highly sensitive and two of the common causes of furnace failure. Fortunately, they can easily be prevented with professional maintenance. 

How Does Furnace Maintenance Work?

Our technicians carefully check every component of your heating appliance to ensure there are no existing problems and look carefully for clues of potential future problems. 

Here is a list of items we check:

  • Monitor for dust and dirt and clean
  • Ensure there are no gas leaks
  • Check for proper thermostat operation
  • Check electrical connections and components to spot loose wiring or corrosion
  • Test system voltage
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Check and clear the condensate drain
  • Check the “on” and “off” switch for smooth and accurate operation

Schedule Your Annual Maintenance Now

You depend on your furnace to keep you warm; your furnace depends on you to keep up with routine maintenance. Inspecting is more than checking the thermostat and changing the filter – and our professional furnace services will have your home ready for the upcoming cold season.

Here at Vanport Mechanical, we take our time and thoroughly check on the health of your heating system. You can increase efficiency and avoid serious breakdowns with an annual heater check-up.

Give us a call today to schedule yours!

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Furnace Maintenance in Vancouver WA and Portland OR

Serving The Greater Vancouver WA and Portland OR Areas

Longview | Kelso | Kalama | Battle Ground | Hockinson | Washougal | Camas | Salmon Creek | La Center | Orchards | Mill Plain | Brush Prairie | Woodland | Ridgefield | Cascade Park | Hazel Dell | Felida | Yacolt

Portland | Beaverton | Happy Valley | Clackamas | Troutdale | Hillsboro | Forest Grove | Tualatin | Lake Oswego | Gresham | Milwaukie | Oregon City

Vanport ac repair serviceYour air conditioner is a complex piece of equipment and all of its moving parts rely on one another to function. When one component breaks down, it can cause extra wear and tear on other parts, impacting its overall performance and lifespan. To make sure your air conditioner continues to keep you cool for years to come, you’ll need to have it inspected and serviced by an HVAC contractor at least once a year. 

Fortunately, Vanport Mechanical and Fire Sprinkler is here for you. We have over 46 years of offering exceptional air conditioning maintenance services to maximize efficiency and reduce breakdowns. 

Air Conditioning Service

The performance of your air conditioner is the ultimate test as to whether you need to have it inspected and serviced. You should have your air conditioner serviced at least once a year whether you experience problems, or not. A few signs your AC needs to be serviced include:

  • Lack of air moving from vents
  • Warm air coming from vents instead of cool
  • Frozen coils
  • Loud, unusual noises
  • Thermostat failure
  • Unit fails to turn on

The Importance of Air Conditioning Maintenance

Although keeping up with maintenance may sound daunting, it’s well worth your time and money. Regularly having your air conditioner serviced will help it last longer, work efficiently, and reduce breakdowns. During your maintenance appointment, an HVAC contractor will thoroughly inspect your system, clean it, and look for signs of trouble that may need repairs. They’ll also replace air filters and top off fluids if necessary.

Air Conditioning Maintenance Services

If you’re interested in getting your air conditioning system serviced contact Vanport Mechanical and Fire Sprinkler Inc. Our Nate, EPA, and HVAC Electrical Certified technicians provide complete cleaning, inspection, and repair of your air conditioner. When finding problems, we will suggest the most affordable air conditioning repair solutions possible. We understand the importance of maintaining a cool and comfortable environment when the temperatures soar. All work is done by highly skilled journeyman HVAC specialists.

 

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Ever wondered what you should do with your AC during the winter? We get this question a lot. Learn more in our video.

Air Conditioning Maintenance in Vancouver WA and Portland OR

Serving The Greater Vancouver WA and Portland OR Areas

Longview | Kelso | Kalama | Battle Ground | Hockinson | Washougal | Camas | Salmon Creek | La Center | Orchards | Mill Plain | Brush Prairie | Woodland | Ridgefield | Cascade Park | Hazel Dell | Felida | Yacolt

Portland | Beaverton | Happy Valley | Clackamas | Troutdale | Hillsboro | Forest Grove | Tualatin | Lake Oswego | Gresham | Milwaukie | Oregon City