In the summer, you may be concerned that a non working air conditioning unit can lead to dangerously high temperatures in the home, causing potential health problems for infants, small children and the elderly. While this is true, it’s also miserable during a heat wave when the inside of the home is as hot as outside. The reverse is true in winter. During the dead of winter, it’s imperative that you have a fully functioning Boiler Westchester County NY. Without heat, your home can reach dangerously low temperatures quickly, causing severe health problems, even death, within a relatively short amount of time. Of course, being cold, like being hot, is miserable and uncomfortable, but heat isn’t a luxury item during the winter, it’s a matter of safety and your life may depend on it.
Each year before winter arrives, it’s a good idea to call a plumbing company, such as Cassidy Plumbing, to inspect and service your Boiler Westchester County NY. This can avoid any problems down the road, when the winter cold weather arrives and the boiler won’t turn on. A plumbing company will handle routine maintenance and service for your boiler to avoid any operating problems from occurring. If you do have a problem, chances are it will be minor if the Boiler Westchester County NY has been maintained well.
A serviced and well maintained Boiler Westchester County NY should last from 15 – 20 years. Because it is a long term investment, it’s important to take the time to schedule proper and routine maintenance to keep it operating at its best. A new boiler can cost anywhere from $2,500 – $9,000 or more, depending on its size and efficiency. Because this is a costly investment, make sure you always take care of it well to extend it’s life expectancy as long as possible.
A boiler to keep you warm in the winter isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. Keeping it functioning well is a matter of health and safety. If it malfunctions in sub zero temperatures, your home can become dangerous very quickly. Make sure to keep current on service and maintenance so that your boiler will be reliable and work well during the cold winter months.