Its almost fall in Traverse City, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did the thinking, you may have even called us at D&W Mechanical, found the best geothermal system for your Traverse City home, had the dependable employees at D&W Mechanical set up your state of the art [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have been enjoying your system for a year or so, it’s about time for fall maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be hard.)

Regular maintenance before major use, such as winter in Traverse City, is key to getting the most out of your geothermal system. The most painless things are air filters. Like most air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a beating from the debris in your air. Annual washing or disposal of old filters will keep your compressor operating well and curtail the accumulation of udesirable dust. While we think, D-I-Y is a great way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 maintenance and repairs on your WaterFurnace system is best left to the pros. What should you see when you arrange your autumn tune up with D&W Mechanical? We...

  • Change or top off the coolant in your system. (If your system requires coolant.)
  • Check the pipes outside if a leak is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving parts, such as the fans and pump.
  • Check, and if needed, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop system, an acid flush may be needed to remove mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small items that may be specific to your WaterFurnace system

Maintenance on your Traverse City system is critical not only for your investment, but for your contentment. As always, your geothermal system isn’t just what you see in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes underground. Annual checkups help your WaterFurnace system stay efficient and last longer. Routine maintenance can also find items that have to be changed before they fail, like fans and pumps.

No matter the geothermal system that you went with, maintenance in the fall in Traverse City is the perfect time to get your geothermal system checked for the cold months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace unit running efficiently will help minimize energy costs and avoid major breaks in the future. Call us today to get your geothermal unit ready for fall.