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Heating System Maintenance

​Providing Reliable Heating Maintenance to Somers Point Homeowners Since 1876

A dependable heating system is one of the most important features of a comfortable home. During the South Jersey winters, you want to be sure your system is performing at its best, and there is nothing more important than professional, routine HVAC maintenance to keep your system running smoothly and efficiently.

To maximize your comfort, reduce heating costs, and avoid costly repairs, McAllister provides comprehensive heating maintenance services. We have been bringing the best HVAC services and products to South Jersey residents for decades, and when it comes to customer satisfaction, no one can match our certified professionals!

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Heating System Maintenance

To operate properly and efficiently, heating systems require regular maintenance. As any heating contractor will tell you, most heating repairs are a result of poor maintenance. Keeping air filters clean is a simple yet vital maintenance task that you can do yourself. Most air filters require cleaning or replacement quarterly, but if you have pets, filters will need to be replaced more often.

Asides from replacing filters, annual tune-ups for boilers, furnaces, and heat pumps are necessary to keep these heating systems in peak condition and catch potential problems before they damage equipment.

Professional heating maintenance services from McAllister include:

  • System and Component Cleaning – By clearing out dust, debris, and grime, you optimize the efficiency of your heating system and reduce general wear and tear.
  • Parts and Blower Motor Checks – We check all parts for signs of damage and ensure the blower system is optimized for effective air flow.
  • Component Lubrication – Properly lubricated moving parts help to improve efficiency and increase system longevity, reducing the risk of a mid-season breakdown.
  • Electrical Connection Checks – Checks ensure connections are secure and safe, reducing risks and supporting proper performance.
  • Filter Checks
  • Thermostat Calibration – Thermostat calibrations ensure accurate temperature readings and effective heating within your home or business.

The Advantages of Professional Routine Maintenance

No appliance is exempt from requiring upkeep and maintenance to continue working properly. You depend on your HVAC system to keep you comfortable for months at a time, so it is important to ensure that everything is in working order on a regular basis.

Professional heating system maintenance from the experts at McAllister will provide:

  • Lower Monthly Heating Costs – A poorly maintained system works harder to do its job, eating up more energy than a new or properly maintained system. If your system is receiving the maintenance it should be, you can expect to see much lower heating costs.
  • Fewer Costly Repairs – Over time, your system begins to collect dust and grime, components need replacing, and electrical connections weaken. However, with proper maintenance, these issues will be fixed long before they become serious problems.
  • Better Indoor Air Quality – By removing dust, pollen, and mold spores from your furnace or heating system, you reduce the amount of debris in the air of your home or business.
  • A Longer Heating System Lifespan – With consistent care, you are far more likely to see that ten, fifteen, or twenty year lifespan you want from your heating system.
  • Protection for Your Warranty – Most modern heating system warranties require that you seek routine maintenance in order for them to remain valid. Our complete maintenance services offer all of the required tune-ups, checks, and repairs needed to keep your system within its warranty.
  • Safer heating systems. Heating systems, particularly those that rely on oil or gas, can be dangerous if something goes wrong. Worn out systems are more likely to experience leaks and combustion problems, both of which are mitigated by preventative maintenance.

Maximize Your Benefits with Maintenance Service Plans from McAllister

In order to get the most out of your furnace or heating system, you want to be certain your system receives regular maintenance. McAllister’s HVAC experts know just how important consistent service is, which is why we offer comprehensive maintenance service plans to our customers.

Our maintenance plans ensure you get complete seasonal coverage and tune-up services, so you can rest easy knowing you are covered and always ready for when the temperature drops.

At McAllister, we offer a few service plans to ensure no matter what your needs are, there is an option to fit your budget and your unique heating system. Plans include:

Comfort Plan

A full-year service, our Comfort Plan provides:

  • Priority Emergency Services
  • An Annual Inspection of All Covered Units
  • A Precision Tune-Up for All Covered Units
  • A 12-Month Guarantee on Repairs
  • A 15% Discount on Repairs Not Covered by the Plan
  • Loyalty Credits

Comfort+ Club

For those who want a greater value, and assurance that they are receiving the absolute best from McAllister, our Comfort Plus Plan includes:

  • Priority Emergency Services
  • An Annual Inspection of All Covered Units
  • A Precision Tune-Up for All Covered Units
  • A 12-Month Guarantee on Repairs
  • A 15% Discount on Repairs Not Covered by the Plan
  • Loyalty Credits
  • No Diagnostic Fee During Normal Business Hours
  • No Charge for Covered Replacement Parts
  • No Labor Charge for Covered Repairs
  • A 15% Discount on Accessories

Heating Contractor in Ocean City & The Surrounding Areas

Your heating system works hard to keep up with your demands- This consistent use can take its toll, and without proper care, you can see an increased need for repairs and a shorter system lifespan.

Protect your investment, and your comfort, with McAllister’s professional maintenance services. We have been providing top quality heating and air conditioning system maintenance to homeowners throughout South Jersey since 1876.

Our maintenance plans ensure you get the full benefits of our professional HVAC services, helping you mitigate costly repairs, improve comfort and energy efficiency, and even improve the air quality in your home. We want to ensure you get every bit of comfort and quality out of your heating system, so reach out to a McAllister heating expert today to set up your next maintenance call.

Contact us today for all your HVAC needs, from heating system maintenance services, to heating installations in Ocean City- McAllister is here for you!

Whether you need an old system replaced in South Jersey, or an old system maintained or repaired, choose McAllister. Contact us online or call us at 609-927-4122 to schedule service.

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Most Frequently Asked Questions

What is the SEER rating?

The SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) is how the efficiency of your heating and cooling equipment is measured. The SEER is the amount of cooling your system will deliver per dollar spent on electricity, as compared to other systems. For example, a 3-ton unit may have a SEER efficiency rating of 13, 14, or 15. The higher the SEER the more efficient the system will be. The SEER rating of any given unit can range anywhere from 13 to 21.

Each split system cooling unit has a nominal SEER rating. This rating can be increased with the upgrade of the same series indoor unit. The SEER rating of a system is derived based on the combination of equipment installed in the home. The outdoor equipment (heat pump or air conditioner), as well as the indoor equipment (evaporator coil and furnace, or air handler), play a vital role in the total rating.

Your heating and cooling systems work incredibly hard to perform their functions for your home everyday. The constant stopping, starting and continual operation can wear down any machine if the proper care and maintenance is delayed. However, by performing regular maintenance, you can maximize the lifecycle of your heating or cooling unit and guard against many common equipment failures. Preventive maintenance inspections performed on a regular basis can uncover leaks, rust, rot, soot, frayed wires and corroded electrical contacts that the naked eye may not notice. You should have maintenance done on your system regularly to ensure maximum efficiency and allow prevent possible problems that may occur in the near future.

To keep your equipment running efficiently and maximize the useful life of your system all equipment needs to have an annual tune-up. At least once a year heat pumps and air conditioners require a professional tune-up. Inspections on boiler and furnace systems should include ductwork, pipes, dampers, valves, the chimney, registers, radiators, pumps, blowers, fuel lines, the gas meter, oil tank and every part of the actual furnace and boiler. Meanwhile, heat pump and air conditioning unit inspections should also include inspections of the fan, compressor, indoor coils, outdoor coils, line kits and refrigerant lines.

As your local Carrier dealer, McAllister… The Service Co. is your troubleshooting expert, and is glad to help you. In addition, Carrier also provides a network of troubleshooting technicians at Carrier Distribution centers across the country which McAllister… The Service Co. will utilize to solve your concern. Should we encounter a situation that requires additional factory help, we will contact our factory supported Service Manager(s) for assistance.

Since they are electronic, programmable thermostats are more accurate and efficient than thermostats that contain mercury. With programmable thermostats you can control the temperature in your home at different times of day without ever touching your thermostat. Because everything is automatic, you will never forget to change the setting on your own. A WiFi enabled thermostat allows you to monitor and adjust your home’s heating and cooling system remotely, helping you reduce your heating and cooling costs.

Standard filters work to keep your system and its ductwork clean, but they don’t really improve indoor air quality. To do that you need a media filter. The media filter rests between the main return duct and the blower cabinet and will improve dust and particle removal by seven times that of a standard filter. However, upgrading to a pleated media filter will remove everything from insecticide dust to airborne viruses from the filtered air. Always choose a filter that matches your blower’s capacity. For optimum efficiency and filtration, McAllister… The Service Co. recommends that you replace your disposable filters at least once a month. If you have washable filters, they should be cleaned once a month.

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McAllister...The Service Company

McAllister...The Service Company
30 Mays Landing Rd.
Somers Point, NJ 08244

Call Us Today!

800-757-4122 NJ MASTER HVACR
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