Commercial Boiler Maintenance: What Building Owners Should Know

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Commercial Boiler Maintenance: What Building Owners Should Know

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If you’re a building owner or manager, it’s your responsibility to ensure everything in the building is working properly. This responsibility includes tasks that may get forgotten about, like scheduling boiler maintenance. But this is a task that should not be put on the back burner, so let’s take a look at a few reasons why boiler maintenance is so important.

Why Is Boiler Maintenance Important?

Commercial boilers are responsible for heating the building — which is a very important task, especially in the colder months. So when a boiler isn’t working properly, it can lead to cold and uncomfortable environments. With that in mind, it’s important to schedule regular boiler inspection and maintenance services.

Regular maintenance plays a key role in ensuring boiler lifespan is extended as long as possible. Without proper inspection, a problem may go undetected and become worse over time, overall shortening the lifespan of the boiler. Typically, boilers can last 15 to 30 years, but without regular maintenance, the lifespan may be much shorter. Additionally, it’s important to make sure the boiler is working properly so it can be as energy efficient as possible. And lastly, while gas leaks are fairly rare, routine inspections and maintenance are important for keeping those in the building safe from any potential hazards caused by the boiler. So all in all, routine inspections and maintenance are important in ensuring the boiler is working properly.

When Should You Schedule Boiler Maintenance?

It’s recommended that commercial boilers are inspected by experienced professionals at least once a year. However, it’s important to regularly inspect the boiler to ensure there are no problems that need immediate attention. If there are any issues, maintenance services should be scheduled sooner rather than later. In between professional services, building owners can check for things like water or fuel leaks, strange noises, or changes in heating capabilities. Any changes or problems that arise should be handled by a professional.

As you can see, there are several reasons to schedule regular inspections and maintenance for commercial boilers. Ideally, commercial and residential boilers should be inspected in the warmer months. In doing this you can ensure the boiler is in good condition come the colder months. So if you have yet to schedule your annual boiler inspection and maintenance, contact a local HVAC technician today.