Fall Furnace Maintenance: 5 Reasons to Clean Your Furnace

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I would bet that every commercial property owner out there is committed to protecting their investment. This can manifest itself in many ways, such as roof repair, updating electrical systems, and plumbing, etc. Also at the top of the list is taking care of your commercial property’s HVAC system. That said, with winter rolling into Lubbock, Texas, this primarily involves making sure your commercial furnace is operating correctly and efficiently.


Armstrong Plumbing, Air & Electric (formerly—and still— called Armstrong Mechanical), which has been serving the Lubbock area for more than eight decades, help our commercial customers with all of their HVAC needs and we want to make sure that your business’s HVAC system is ready to keep your building climate controlled during the winter season. 

Here are five reasons to clean your commercial building’s furnace:


Air that travels through your HVAC system carries with it all kinds of stuff that you really shouldn’t be breathing: dust, debris, mold, and other pollutants. Over time, these particles will collect in your air conditioner, furnace, and ductwork. If you’re wondering why sometimes your employees or tenants start coughing or sneezing during the first week or so that you fire up the furnace, just picture all that gunk you didn’t clean out getting stirred up and circulating through your building. 


Commercial furnace maintenance will help it operate at an optimum rate of efficiency, meaning it will use less energy than if it was dirty or clogged up. This, of course, can save money on your utility bills and lead to an improved …


When you are a business owner or property manager, you are always looking for ways to save money or get the most bang for your buck. Saving on HVAC bills will definitely make the monthly expenditure report look better.


A furnace that is not operating correctly or a chimney/ventilation system that is dirty can lead to a safety hazard in the form of carbon monoxide buildup. Cleaning your furnace and scheduling a seasonal tune-up and inspection will help prevent the buildup of this deadly gas.


Regular maintenance and cleaning of your furnace will help you detect any small issues before they become big problems and ultimately,  breakdowns. Not only will preventative maintenance help extend the lifespan of your equipment, it will also keep you from having to suffer through a prolonged period without heat. This will make your employees and tenants happy and increase workplace production.

Armstrong has been taking care of Lubbock business owners’ commercial HVAC systems since 1934 … we know what to do, so Better Call Armstrong! And please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.