Heating System Inspection Checklist and Problems – Part 1 of 2

Posted: October 15, 2018

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Whether you’re buying or selling a house or simply maintaining your equipment for the year or season, a heating system inspection is one of the more sensible and important investments you can make in your Rhode Island home. But what should a home heating system inspection include, and what might problems might your inspector encounter along the way?

In this first of a two-part post, we’ll take a look at some of the more common areas that your heating system technician should check during an inspection; in Part 2, we’ll take a look at some common issues he may find in the process.

What should a heating system inspector check?

A typical inspection will begin by looking for key problems in your heating system. Your technician should:

Of course these are just some of the important items to check out; other tasks that should be part of an inspection include:

Once your inspection is complete, it’s a good idea to talk to your inspector so you can understand the state of your system and make a go-forward maintenance plan. Or you can simply become a Vaughn Oil customer and get a Vaughn Oil Annual Equipment Service Report Card, which details all these points in writing for you.

In Part II of this blog, we’ll talk about some of the problems your technician might uncover as he inspects your system. Stay tuned!

For expert oil-fired heating system service and inspections for your Rhode Island home, trust the pros at Vaughn Oil. Contact us to schedule your heating system inspection today.