During cold weather, you rely on your home’s heater to keep your family warm and comfortable. As much of an asset as your heating system is meant to be, it can also become dangerous if you do not maintain it properly. When you wonder why you should keep up with your heater’s service and repairs, you should consider these risks that come from improperly maintained heaters.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Natural gas heating units can provide affordable and consistent heat throughout the winter months. While providing low-cost and consistent warmth, your system can also pose a danger if it begins emitting carbon monoxide.
Carbon monoxide is tasteless, odorless invisible gas that can cause you and your family to become ill very quickly. Some symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include:
- Shortness of breath
- Loss of consciousness
In more serious cases, carbon monoxide poisoning can also result in death. You can prevent this very serious condition by keeping your home’s unit in good condition and having it inspected and serviced regularly. Professional technicians like those at Service It Australia are trained to keep your natural gas unit safe and effective to use during winter.
Burns and Fire Risk
An improperly cared for heater also can pose a fire and burn risk to you and your family. Clogged filters, frayed wires, and corroded parts can all start a fire and also cause you or someone else to get burned if you touch or brush up against the actually unit.
As such, it is vital for your family’s safety that you allow professional servicemen to inspect and service the system promptly. Heater-related burns can cause long-lasting scars and painful injuries that take years to overcome. A fire can cause even more devastation. You can avoid both of these risks by trusting your system’s maintenance and repair to technicians who are trained and ready to help you today.
Professional Servicing and Repairs
Your heater’s can function well and keep your house warm during the coldest days of winter when you keep it well-maintained. When you want your unit to be serviced professionally, you would do well to rely on technicians like those at Service It Australia. These professionals offer you:
- Prompt, friendly, and professional response, even during emergencies
- Knowledge of all major brands of heaters and what parts must be used to repair them
- Innovative tools and technology that let them diagnose the problem quickly
You need your home to be warm during the winter. You can keep your family safe and comfortable by calling Service It Australia today.