Furnace Maintenance Suggestions, How to maintain a furance
Furnace maintenance suggestions speaks to how to maintain a furnace and furnace maintenance procedures and the scheduling of such.
Check air filter and housing integrity. Correct as needed.
Check for particulate accumulation on filters. Clean or replace if accumulation results in pressure drop or airflow outside of established operating limits.
Visually inspect fuel filter. Clean, repair or replace as needed to ensure proper operation.
Explain Furnaces Maintenance
Check fuel pump for proper operation. Repair or replace as needed.
Check control system and devices for evidence of improper operation. Repair, adjust or replace components to ensure proper operation.
Check fan belt tension. Check for belt wear and proper alignment. Replace if necessary.
Check control box for dirt, debris and or loose terminations. Clean and tighten as needed.
Check fan blades. Clean, repair or replace to ensure proper operation.
Check drive alignment, wear, seating and operation. Repair and replace as needed.
Check integrity of all panels on equipment. Replace fasteners as needed to ensure proper integrity and fit and finish of equipment.
Lubricate field serviceable bearings.
Check for proper damper operation. Repair, replace or adjust as needed.
Check combustion chamber, burner and flue for deterioration, moisture problems, condensation and combustion products. Clean, test and adjust combustion process for proper operation.
Check heat exchanger. Clean as necessary to remove scale and sediment. Check for leaks.
Building Maintenance Checklist
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