It’s almost fall in Southwest Michigan, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did lots of research, maybe even called us here at WaterFurnace Michiana, found the exact geothermal system for your Southwest Michigan home, had the trusty technicians at WaterFurnace Michiana install your state of the art [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have had it for a while, it’s almost time for autumn maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be tough.)

Regular maintenance before considerable use, such as wintertime in Southwest Michigan, is key to getting the most out of your WaterFurnace geothermal system. The easiest place to start are air filters. Like all air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a beating from the dirt, grit, grime, and impurities in your air. Regular washing or replacement of old filters will keep your compressor running well and minimize the buildup of unwanted debris. While we agree, D-I-Y is a good way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 maintenance on your WaterFurnace unit is best left to the pros. What can you expect when you reserve your autumn tune up with WaterFurnace Michiana? We...

  • Replace or top off the coolant in your geothermal system. (If your system requires coolant.)
  • Check the outdoor pipes if a hole is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving parts, like the fans and pump.
  • Check, and if needed, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop system, an acid flush is needed to clean out mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small checks that may be specific to your geothermal system

Maintenance on your Southwest Michigan system is important not only for your investment, but for your contentment. Keep in mind, your geothermal unit isn’t just what you see in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes underground. Annual service help your WaterFurnace system stay efficient and last a life time. Annual maintenance can also find items that need to be replaced before they break, such as the fans and pumps.

Regardless the geothermal system that you chose, maintenance in the autumn in Southwest Michigan is the best time to get your system checked for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace unit running efficiently will help reduce energy costs and prevent huge breaks later. Contact us soon to get your geothermal system ready for fall.