When I replaced the gas furnace in our home, I debated over whether or not I wanted to invest in a proactive maintenance plan. I was a bit reluctant to invest more money into the heating system. Since it was brand new, I figured I could rely on it to operate respectfully for a few years separate from professional upkeep. However, the stipulations of the manufacturer’s warranty include annual maintenance by a certified HVAC professional. If I failed to meet the requirements, a malfunction would not be covered, plus I’d end up paying out of pocket. My local HVAC supplier gave a honestly affordable plus convenient maintenance program. They call plus remind myself and others it’s time for maintenance in the fall. A uniformed plus licensed HVAC specialist comes to the condo plus spends about an hour finally working on the gas furnace. He meticulously inspects all components, looking for any potential concerns plus making any necessary adjustments. He also completes a thorough cleaning, removing the accumulation of dust plus debris which could potentially block airflow, cause wear plus tear, plus result in higher energy costs. Because of this yearly tuning, I can expect the gas furnace to last longer, operate more reliably plus cost less to operate. Included in the maintenance plan, I get priority scheduling plus pay no overtime fees for emergency repair. Eventually, when the gas furnace finally wears out, I get a discount on the purchase of a new gas furnace. Overall, I think that investing in the maintenance program was a smart decision. It should save myself and others money plus protect the value of the gas furnace in the long run.