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Heating Maintenance

Owings Mills Heating Maintenance

Get Your Baltimore County Home Ready for Winter with an Annual Furnace Tune-Up

The best way to ensure that your heater is ready for winter and avoid a sudden loss of heat in the coldest time of the year is to have maintenance performed by an experienced professional. At Farnen & Dermer, our family-owned business has delivered unmatched service for heating maintenance in Owings Mills and Baltimore County for five generations.


Call (410) 600-7964 or reach out online today to schedule heating maintenance and get ready for winter. 


Reasons to Schedule Your Annual Check-Up

Your family depends on your heating system to stay warm and comfortable during the winter months. If you want to keep your heating system functioning properly and get the most from your investment, it is important to schedule an annual tune-up. Keeping up with preventative maintenance offers several key benefits for your heating system and home comfort.

Yearly heating maintenance helps to:

  • Reduce the risk of a sudden loss of heat
  • Improve efficiency
  • Lower home heating costs
  • Maximize the life of your system
  • Identify and fix problems

Our technicians will adjust and tune-up your heating system as necessary to help you enjoy optimal performance and energy efficiency. If a larger problem is discovered during our maintenance inspection, we can repair it before the start of the winter season. This can help you avoid a larger repair in the middle of the winter.

How Often Should You Change Your Heater's Filters?

Changing the filters in your home's heating system is a very important, but often neglected, part of your heater's regular maintenance. Air filters should be changed every 90 days. When an air filter is not changed it becomes dirty and clogs up the system.

Dirty filters can lead to poor indoor air quality and an increase in heating bills. The increase in heating bills comes from your heating system needing to work harder to push air through the clogged filter and into your home's ductwork.

More Information:

If you would like to learn more about our Energy Saving Maintenance Agreement or schedule a tune-up for your heating system, contact us today at (410) 600-7964 for an appointment.

Detailed Maintenance for Optimal Performance

Professional maintenance is essential to ensure that all components of your system are working safely and efficiently. Our technicians are knowledgeable about all types of residential heating equipment to ensure that your heating maintenance in Owings Mills is done right. We check all operational parts to make sure that your home is ready for winter.

Our heating maintenance visit includes:

  • Conducting a visual inspection for signs of rust, leaks, or wear
  • Inspecting all operational components, such as the crankcase, air filtration system, blower, motor, and motor wheel
  • Checking all wiring, electrical connections, and the thermostat
  • Making any adjustments needed to optimize efficiency
  • Inspecting gas connections for leaks
  • Checking the burner ignition, gas burners, and switches
  • Monitoring carbon monoxide output

Scheduling maintenance is important to keep you warm this winter and help your equipment work at peak performance. We recommend having maintenance performed on your heating system prior to the start of the heating season for optimal system performance and home comfort.

Can I Maintenance My Heater Myself?

While many homeowners have the know-how to fix, maintain and service their own heaters, it is important to note that a professional's day-in-day-out job is to understand heater maintenance, which may make working with a professional the best option for you!

In addition to know-how and daily practice, professionals already have the equipment necessary to maintain your heater, which can save you from needing to purchase your own. Additionally, not all heaters are created equally and may require different expertise based on their age, how they have been maintained over the years, the type of fuel they use, etc.


To learn more about our heater maintenance service in Owings Mills, get in touch online or at (410) 600-7964.


Learn More About Our Maintenance Program

You can help keep your home comfortable in every season of the year with our Energy Saving Maintenance Agreement. Our maintenance plan includes one heating tune-up and one cooling tune-up each year. Signing up for this program ensures that your home stays comfortable, regardless of the temperature outdoors.

Our technicians are factory trained, certified, and skilled at performing Owings Mills heating maintenance. You can count on us for expert heating maintenance to keep your heating system working this winter and for years to come.

  • “Farnen & Dermer - Professional HVAC Technicians with quality HVAC components at reasonable costs.”

    - Kevin S.
  • “Farnen & Dermer were excellent people to work with from start to finish. They were professional and knowledgeable. They answered all of our questions (and we had A LOT of questions.) They provided the lowest estimate and best warranty among the other H”

    - Dan K.
  • “The Farnen & Dermer team did a great job installing our new HVAC unit. Jay was very helpful and answered all of my questions.”

    - Jen K.
  • “Charlie was absolutely wonderful! He was beyond courteous and friendly - easy to talk to! Determined the trouble promptly and explained everything - including a few tips to help keep our system in good shape.”

    - Jami L.
  • “Charlie is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. His expertise helped me to understand my system and feel comfortable with the boiler system in my house. He took the time to explain everything to me and walk me through checking my system.”

    - Steve H.
  • “Thank you for the quick install of my HVAC system. Everything went smoothly and the technicians were great.”

    - Britt F.

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