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Heating Service

Maintenance Checklist
Maintain your equipment to prevent future problems and unwanted costs. Keep your cooling and heating system at peak performance by having a contractor do annual pre-season check-ups. Contractors get busy once summer and winter come, so it's best to check the cooling system in the spring and the heating system in the fall. To remember, you might plan the check-ups around the time changes in the spring and fall.
A typical maintenance check-up of oil burner will include the following:
  • Check over-all condition of furnace or boiler
  • Clean heat exchanger
  • Remove and clean flue pipe and base of chimney
  • Reinstall flue pipe and seal joint at thimble
  • Seal any clean-out doors
  • Service oil burner
  • Replace nozzle
  • Inspect end cone
  • Clean and inspect electrodes for cracks and wear
  • Replace oil filter and gasket; oil gasket with lubricating oil
  • Clean and replace fuel pump strainer and gasket (if applicable)
  • Clean and inspect cad cell
  • Check all wiring and tighten all connections
  • Oil motor
  • Clean oil burner fan
  • Start up burner and check operation
  • Check pump pressure and vacuum readings
  • Check safety controls, limits, etc
  • Perform combustion efficiency test
  • Check draft overfire and in breech
  • Do smoke test and adjust for a clean fire
  • Recheck draft overfire if air band adjustment was made
  • Check CO2 overfire and in breech
  • Take stack and net stack temperatures
  • Clean up furnace and surrounding area
  • For boiler systems, check all pumps, valves, and controls for correct function
  • Check fuel level in oil tank and advise customer if low
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