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Many people look forward to the arrival of the autumn season. Cool, clear days, changing leaves, and fun family activities make fall the favorite season for many. It’s also a good time to start getting your home in order for the colder weather ahead. Taking care of outdoor home maintenance, clearing the rain gutters of fallen leaves, and making sure your home is free of drafts are all steps you can take in the fall to get your home winter-ready.

Choosing a preventative maintenance service agreement for your home heating system is important, too. There are many reasons why you should have your furnace, boiler, or heat pump maintained yearly. In this article, we’ll discuss the top five benefits of choosing maintenance for your heating system. Keep reading to learn more!

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5 Ways Fall Maintenance Helps Your Heating System

  1. Maintenance helps your system operate properly. Over time, your heating system can accumulate dirt and debris, which can cause it to run less efficiently. When you choose annual maintenance, however, you can count on your system being properly cleaned, lubricated, and inspected.
  2. Preventive maintenance can help preserve your equipment warranty. Some manufacturers require maintenance in order to keep the warranty intact. Failure to get regular maintenance not only may void your warranty, but also cause you to have to pay for any parts or replacements out-of-pocket.
  3. Annual maintenance can help improve your indoor air quality. As we’ve mentioned, your home’s heating system can collect dirt, dust, and other particulates. The air moving through your system will also contain these contaminates, which can cause poor air quality in your home. But with a clean system, you won’t have that worry.
  4. Maintenance can save you from expensive repairs and replacements. One of the benefits of choosing annual maintenance for your heating system is that your technician will be able to identify any small problems during inspection. That allows you the chance to take care of these concerns before they become larger – and take a bigger bite out of your budget.
  5. Fall maintenance can help your heating system last longer. Your heating system was likely a costly investment in your home. Keeping it working properly, getting any needed repairs, and keeping the warranty in place can all lead to a longer life for your furnace, boiler, or heat pump system – and we all want our HVAC equipment to last as long as possible!

How can Trademasters help me get the annual heating maintenance I need?

At Trademasters, your comfort is always our utmost priority, which is why were pleased to offer our customers heating and cooling maintenance agreements. When you choose us to provide your heating and air conditioning systems with the annual maintenance they need to operate effectively and efficiently, you’ll receive the best maintenance possible provided by our NATE-certified technicians. For Fall heating inspections, we will complete a comprehensive inspection of your system to test and inspect the following components:

Heat Pump (Heat Mode)

  • Thermostat, Operating Controls and Safety Controls
  • Crankcase Heaters
  • Service Valves
  • Pressure Controls
  • Defrost Controls
  • Reversing Valves
  • Contractors, Capacitors & Relays
  • Motors and Blower
  • Compressor
  • Indoor/Outdoor Coil
  • Auxiliary Heat
  • Fuses and Other Electrical Components
  • Overall System Operation


  • Thermostat, Operating Controls and Safety Controls
  • Gas Burners, Heating Elements
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Fans & Blowers
  • Motors
  • Combustion Analysis (including Carbon Monoxide Test)
  • Venting System
  • Ignition System
  • Pilot Safety
  • High Temperature Limit
  • Fuses and Other Electrical Components
  • Overall System Operation

Not to mention, we are also pleased to offer homeowners annual plumbing maintenance agreements as well. When you choose both for your home, you’ll be able to rest assured that your home’s heating, cooling, and plumbing are in good shape and operating properly. And, should you need emergency service, our maintenance agreement customers are given priority service.

I’m ready to get preventive maintenance. How can I schedule an appointment?

It’s as easy as giving Trademasters a call at 703.644.6400 or contacting us online! We look forward to speaking with you and helping you get the annual maintenance you need for your home.

About Trademasters

Trademasters is a heating, air conditioning, and plumbing contractor based in Lorton, VA that has been proudly serving the Washington, DC area since 1990. At Trademasters, we will always uphold a high standard of honesty and quality work.

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