It’s almost fall in Columbia, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did a great deal of research, you may have even talked us at WaterFurnace, found the exact geothermal system for your Columbia home, had the reliable staff at WaterFurnace install your brand new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have had it for about a year, it’s about time for autumn maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be hard.)

Regular maintenance before considerable use, such as wintertime in Columbia, is key to getting the best from your geothermal system. The simplest things are air filters. Like most air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a beating from the debris in your air. Annual washing or replacement of old filters will keep your compressor running perfecty and prevent the buildup of udesirable debris. While we think, D-I-Y is a good way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 maintenance on your WaterFurnace unit is best left to the experts. What can you expect when you reserve your autumn tune up with WaterFurnace? We...

  • Change or replenish the coolant in your geothermal system. (If your system needs coolant.)
  • Check the outdoor pipes if a hole is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving parts, such as the fans and pump.
  • examine, and if needed, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop geothermal system, an acid flush is needed to clean out mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small items that may be specific to your geothermal system

Maintenance on your Columbia system is vital not only for your system, but for your piece of mind. As always, your geothermal unit isn’t just what is in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes underground. Annual checkups help your WaterFurnace unit stay efficient and last a life time. Routine maintenance can also find items that have to be replaced before they fail, like fans and pumps.

Regardless the geothermal system that you have, maintenance in the autumn in Columbia is the perfect time to get your system checked for the cooler months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace system running without issue will help minimize energy charges and prevent major breaks in the future. Contact us soon to get your geothermal system prepared for fall.