It can be beneficial to get a professional furnace tune-up in Schenectady, NY. Oil, gas, and electric furnaces all need maintenance at least once a year, or they won’t run as efficiently as they can. Parts will get worn out, and the system may break down, leaving you without heat until a technician comes to fix it. The issues that crop up throughout the year, while often unnoticeable, are all the while forcing your system to run longer and use more energy. This can slowly but surely raise your monthly bill. With furnace maintenance, you can save both in the short term and the long run. It could help you put off replacing your system for many years to come. Besides that, any warranty on your system will stay valid. Whatever repairs that do come your way will be less severe, and the manufacturer may cover them if you’ve been taking care of the system.