As a homeowner, the safety of your home is a priority. Annual heating equipment maintenance on your furnace or boiler should be conducted to ensure that safety. However, what happens when a contractor determines your equipment is unsafe and turns it off? If this happens you have options for keeping your family safe and ensuring the comfort of your home.
During your heating equipment inspection, your contractor might determine that your boiler or furnace is unsafe, and turn off the power and gas to the equipment as required by code. In the event of this action, there are some steps you should take next.
Is the price of fixing or replacing your heating equipment a concern? There are options available for you. In Minnesota, there is low-income assistance available for those who qualify. Also, many contractors have financing available for most of their services. Reach out to your heating contractor and speak with them about the payment options that might be available to you.
It is important to educate yourself and your family on proper heating safety guidelines to protect your home. The References page holds information about regulations and procedures set forth by the State of Minnesota and other important associations. Visit it today to learn more!