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Furnace Replacement in Surrey, BC.

December 21, 2020

Furnace Replacement in Surrey, BC.

Tap-Roots Plumbing and Heating are your trusted professionals for Furnace Maintenance Surrey. Our trained technicians are capable of handling all systems from home and larger residential complexes to commercial and industrial properties.   Maybe you are upgrading your home appliances and are looking for a certified technician to ensure their proper installation. Perhaps you are growing more environmentally aware and wish to install a more planet-friendly piece of equipment to lower your carbon footprint. There are any number of reasons to want or have to replace your furnace and, for all those times, and for ongoing certified customer service, call Tap-Roots Plumbing and Heating.   If you are in need of furnace maintenance and repair do not hesitate. Call today!

Furnace Replacement Cost

As far as furnace replacement and installation cost goes, our prices and service cannot be beaten. Whether you are building a new home or commercial space, replacing or upgrading your existing system, you can count on Tap-Roots to offer competitive pricing. Surrey residents do not have to look far and wide when searching for furnace replacement near me. We are just around the corner, serving South Surrey, North Surrey, Whalley, and Fleetwood. Our work is spot on and guaranteed. Keep your family, whether they are at work or home safe and warm with a properly functioning furnace.   There are a number of safety measures that can be taken to prolong the life and ongoing function of your furnace and annual maintenance should be a priority.  
  • Cleaning the dust out in your system is not only healthier for your family home, it cuts down on the amount of buildup around the motor. All sorts of day-to-day household fluff can build up in the ductwork and become home to a host of microbes and dust-mites. Most times, these critters are harmless, but when we allow them to build armies in our air systems, they can become the cause of throat and lung irritation, stuffed-up sinuses, and promote allergies and general ill-health. We all do much better with fresh, clean air, so it is important to regularly clean out those ducts.
 
  • When the motor and fan get gunked up with random fluff, pet dander, dust, and hair, the entire system has to work harder, therefore impeding functionality and shortening the system’s lifespan. Clean your furnace fan regularly to ensure efficiency and longevity. Simply locate it, slide it out and clean it with a toothbrush, making sure to get in all the nooks and crannies. A fan thick with old fluff makes for a weakened motor. Over time, as the motor has to work harder and harder, the brushes in it wear down, causing failure. Maintenance is easy and pays off in the long run. It is also important to dry this device well afterward as excess moisture will be a magnet for more trapped particles.
 
  • There should be absolutely no smell of gas, no matter how close you get to your furnace so, if you do think you have caught a whiff, turn off your gas and call us immediately. Unless you are an experienced technician, trained in gas appliance service, there is no reason for anyone to be messing with the lines. Gas appliances, though efficient and hard-working, can be dangerous when they have fallen into disrepair or have been serviced incorrectly. For the safety of your home, family, or workplace, it pays to have gas appliances serviced regularly by qualified technicians.
  If you have a gas furnace and are experiencing difficulty keeping your pilot light on, there are a number of things that could be to blame. Chances are it has gotten clogged from lack of cleaning. Simply turn your gas off and use a thin wire to carefully clean the orifice where the flame sits. Failing this, it may be that there is a breeze keeping the pilot light from staying lit. If you have cleaned these parts and are still experiencing problems, keep the gas off and give us a call 24/7.
  • If everything looks like it is functioning properly, but there is insufficient heat getting to your rooms or offices there are a few things you can inspect. Check to make sure that the filter is not clogged, that everything is away from the vents, or that windows are not open, allowing for the heat to escape. Even though furnaces do break down and require ongoing maintenance, sometimes it is a simple thing that can be fixed through minor household or workplace adjustments.
  There are a number of things you can do to ensure the longevity and efficacy of your furnace. Practice these tasks and we guarantee you will prolong the life of your appliance. When everything has been done, time and again, and still does not cut it, it may be time for a new unit. We have more than 20 years of experience in these trades and are always available to pop by for an estimate. Do not wait, call today!

Emergency Furnace Replacement

A furnace emergency can happen at any time and our team is ready when it does. It is especially important to have the heat on during the cold winter months and, if your furnace does happen to blow, you want a trained and experienced furnace technician to perform the repairs or replacement.   If you are running a gas furnace and smell a leak, it is imperative that the gas be shut off immediately to prevent a potential disaster. Gas is volatile and only needs a small spark to ignite catastrophe. For those times when you require a new furnace and you need it immediately, Tap-Roots Plumbing and Heating will take care of you any time of the day or night.   With our qualified professionals on the job, you can be sure that your new furnace is safe and running at its best. We will not be satisfied until we get your furnace running at peak efficiency. We are always available to assess the situation and make appropriate and professional recommendations.   We want you to be safe so please do not hesitate to call with any questions or concerns you may have. A peaceful mind makes for a harmonious life and we want you to be free to enjoy yours, without concerns over your household or workspace appliances.

Furnace Replacement Age

A furnace motor replacement or inducer motor replacement is necessary sometimes. Everything under the sun has a lifespan and parts need to be replaced every now and then. Regular maintenance and cleaning are important. Checking your appliances often for inefficiencies can reduce risk and prolong the life of these important pieces of machinery. There is no set age at which a furnace needs a replacement, however, in order to remain in line with current codes, some older units may need to be modified or replaced altogether.   The environment and how humans are taking care of it has been front and center and the little things we do to protect the plant can make a difference. With the earth changing and responsibilities with us as guardians growing, many folks are opting for heat-pumps or more eco-friendly appliances. We are always available to have this conversation and to assist you in planning how to decrease your environmental footprint. Eco-friendly options are generally healthier for the family as well as the planet.

How Long Does a Furnace Replacement Take?

Depending on what type of system we are working on, a replacement can take as little as a couple of hours. For gas furnace replacement, where there are a number of important spot checks to be performed in order to ensure you and your family’s safety, so we may need a bit more time.   For commercial systems, there are a number of factors that come into play, including the size of the job. For these larger, industrial-strength jobs, we will work as fast as we can, but it may take a bit more time.   Please do not hesitate to call or contact us for an estimate or quote. We are always available, any time of the day or night on every calendar day, to make sure you have everything you need to be comfortable and our experienced experts can handle any job, big or small. We work hard so your furnace does not have to. We ensure our work is top quality and we are not satisfied until you are.   Always happy to be of service to the community we have been keeping people warm for nearly three decades. The team at Tap-Roots is Surrey’s go-to for all plumbing and heating service and repairs.

Furnace Inducer Motor Replacement

A full furnace replacement is not always necessary. Sometimes all that is required is a furnace draft inducer motor replacement. Like most machinery, furnaces require motors in order to function. Without regular maintenance or just with age, parts get tired and break down. When your furnace simply needs a new motor, Tap-Roots can take care of that for you in a jiffy.   Inducer motors are one of the most important parts of your furnace. Not only do they move the air around, clean dust out of the air, and such, but they are also responsible for cleaning harmful gasses like co2 and carbon monoxide out of your air. These gasses can be deadly, so it is important to ensure that your inducer motor is performing at its best. If you are concerned that your inducer motor needs replacement or if you want to be proactive before it fails, please call us. We have all of the tools necessary to ensure that you and your family, work or home, are breathing clean air, free from harmful gasses.   For all your furnace needs, from a tune-up to a replacement, call Tap-Roots Plumbing and Heating!

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