Houston Heating & Furnace Repair, Installation and Maintenance
Local heating contractor providing residential furnace repair services, including complete central-heating safety check and HVAC system inspection.
Heating System Inspections and Maintenance
Is your heating system up to the task? Take advantage of the John Moore 30-point heating and furnace inspection and tune-up to assure your system is in optimal condition.
As a Houstonian you surely know that, for the majority of the year, your heater will go unused. So when it does come time to eventually turn it on during those cooler months, you might notice that your heater is making loud noises; that when cranking it up to 80 degrees, you still feel nothing; or that if it does come on, one area of the house gets hot and other areas don't. If your heating system seems a little rusty and you suspect that your heater is not running properly, it may be time to call John Moore Services in Houston, TX for an inspection. Here at John Moore, our heating technicians have the tools and expertise to determine what is (or isn’t) going on with your home’s heating system, and with our 30-point inspection process, we cover all bases.
If your furnace, electric air handler, or heat pump system is emanating an odd smell when you first turn it on for the season, it may simply be burning dust, although smells that persist longer than an hour could point to more serious issues like gas leaks in furnaces or burning components in electrical systems. If you have a gas-powered furnace and smell gas or suspect a leak, turn your system off immediately, and call an HVAC technician. A gas leak could put you, your home, and your family in danger. The technicians at John Moore will inspect and diagnose your system and will make any and all needed maintenance or repair recommendations.
And don’t forget about annual maintenance inspections! Just like your car, your heating system is a complex, expensive mechanism, so whether your central heating system runs off a furnace, an air handler, or a heat pump, regular maintenance is the trick to extending the life of your heater and preventing minor problems from escalating into costly repairs. And if a safety switch goes faulty while your system is in down time, it’s better to keep your family safe than sorry by scheduling and annual heater inspection with John Moore around September or October, before its time to start using your heater.
With the John Moore 30-Point Inspection and Maintenance Tune-Up, we check for:
- Burn marks on side of furnace
- Clearance from combustible materials
- A strong flame on pilot light
- Gas leaks on the pilot tube
- Holes and rust spots on your flue pipe
- Carbon monoxide in the flue gas during run time
- Carbon monoxide in the flue gas during start up
- Carbon monoxide in the air stream
- Gas leaks anywhere in the system
- The accuracy and functionality of the thermostat
- The upward slope from furnace to chimney
- The condition of high temperature shut off
- The condition of the pilot light ignitor
- The condition of burner safety switches
- The condition of the flue safety switch
- The door switch for proper functionality
- The heat exchanger for holes and cracks
- The lock screws on the motor shift
- The pilot safety switch
- The vent motor to ensure proper operation
- The evaporator coil sight door
- The evaporator coil for cleanliness
- If the filters are clean
- If gas shut off valve functioning properly
- If the gas line is hard-piped from furnace.
- If flue gas is spilling into system
- That gas lines are made of proper materials
- That the blower motor and blower wheel are clean.
- That the vent pipe protrudes from the roof
- Record motor amperage
$69 Heating Tune Up
Stay warm for winter with a $69 complete furnace tune-up and inspection. Excludes weekends and holidays.
*Limit one per household. Some restrictions may apply. Cannot combine offers. Expires 12/31/2021.SEND TO PHONE
Furnace RepairWe service most makes and models
Furnace ReplacementIncluding best industry warranty
Furnace MaintenanceMaintaining system's performance
Furnace Inspection30-point inspection (see below)
John Moore’s 30-Point Furnace Inspection & Tune-Up for Only $69*
We offer a 30-point inspection and tune-up that we recommend every year to keep your system in optimal condition and to address any issues before they affect other components:
We check for clearance from combustible materials.
We visually check heat exchanger for holes and cracks.
We check lock screw on motor shift.
We check that blower motor and blower wheel are clean.
We record motor amperage.
We check to see if filter is clean.
We inspect for gas leaks.
We check if gas shut off valve is in good shape and functioning properly.
We check that gas line made of proper material.
We check if gas line is hard-piped out of furnace.
We check for holes and rust spots on your flue pipe.
We check the upward slope from furnace to chimney.
We check that the vent pipe protrudes from the roof.
We check the vent motor to ensure proper operation.
We check to determine if flue gas is spilling into the system.
We check the evaporator coil sight door.
We check the evaporator coil for cleanliness.
We check the condition of the pilot light ignitor.
We check for a strong flame on pilot light.
We check for gas leaks on pilot tube.
We check the pilot safety switch.
We check the condition of the high temperature shut off switch.
We check the condition of the burner safety switches.
We check the condition of the flue safety switch.
We check the door switch to ensure proper functionality.
We check the accuracy and functionality of the thermostat.
We check for carbon monoxide in the air stream.
We check for carbon monoxide in the flue gas during start up.
We check for carbon monoxide in the flue gas during run time.
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