There are simple items that you as a homeowner should do to maintain the operational efficiency of your heating and cooling system. Small things like filter changes and humdifier pad changes can not only impact you heating system but your cooling system as well. Take a look at our homeowner maintenance tips, do these regularly and have your system tuned once a year and you will rarely have any problems. Miss a simple maintenance item like changing a filter and you furnace will have to work harder, when it works harder...things break. Well worth the 10 or 15 minutes it might take every 6 months to maintain your system as opposed to calling in a repair person. Its also important to know that if you do not do your homeowner maintenance as set forth in your owners manual the potential exists for the manufacturer to deny a future warranty claim if you do have a problem.