SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – This week was filled with extremely cold temperatures, which means the ovens are at full capacity, as are the heating technicians.
Service technicians respond around the clock at this time of year to fix people’s stoves and restore heat in the house.
Curt Brodsky, service manager at Kalins Indoor Comfort, said that annual preventive maintenance is key to ensuring that your heating system is running safely and at its best.
Brodsky said that while most maintenance requires skilled technicians and special tools, the most important thing homeowners can do is make sure they have their air filters replaced.
Preventive maintenance is not just about performance; it’s also about making sure your appliance is running safely.
“If the gas pressure is switched off or we don’t have the right amount of air in it, we have components that are not set correctly. This can really affect the efficiency of the stove, but it can also cause it to burn.” wrong and could potentially be dangerous, “said Brodsky.
According to Brodsky, ovens have come a long way over the years, incorporating many safety features, including automatic shutdown switches in case components do not function properly.
There are switches there that switch them off when they get too hot. There are switches there that prove that the exhaust pipe and air intakes are open. Other switches, igniters work properly, the flame burns properly, so many other small ones Things that are going on in there, “said Brodsky.
Brodsky added that it would take specific equipment and really extensive training to diagnose all of these functions.