Why is it essential to get your furnace cleaned?

When winter rears its head, and the winds start to blow cold, there is no better companion than a warm and reliable furnace. It’s hard to imagine living through Minnesota Winters without this amazing heat-generating invention. However, many homeowners often forget that the furnace needs proper cleaning and maintenance from time to time. If you haven’t had your furnace cleaned for a while, it’s time you call for furnace cleaning experts.


At Midwest Home Services, we ensure that your furnace is clean and operating at optimum efficiency during those cold Minnesota winters. We’ll perform furnace air duct and vent cleaning, clean your blower motor, pilot assembly, burner, heat exchanger, and forced draft fan. We’ll also check your furnace filter to help maximize furnace airflow. Proper furnace cleaning helps ensure proper operation in order to save you money and increase the longevity of your furnace.


The last thing you want is a furnace that stops working on a cold winter night. Without proper furnace maintenance or cleaning, that possibility could become a nightmare reality.

What are the Benefits of Furnace Cleaning?

Maintaining a clean furnace not only prevents a furnace outage that could leave you and your loved ones without heat, but the benefits of furnace cleaning also extend beyond that.

Save Energy – and Money

Dirty, clogged, and unkempt furnaces use far more energy than their clean counterparts. Because they are always under strain, having higher energy bills every month is inevitable. In a time when we’re all doing our best to save our hard-earned money – you can cut these costs and conserve energy at the same time by merely requesting a Midwest Homes Services technician to have it inspected and cleaned.

Prolong the Life of the Furnace

Because a dirty furnace is under pressure, all its components are forced to work much harder than if it were clean. This shortens the lifespan of a few individual parts, which could eventually need to be replaced at high costs. It is, therefore, a wise decision to have the furnace cleaned in advance to avoid replacement expenses. New furnaces run into the thousands of dollars, so it’s easier on your wallet to keep it maintained regularly.

Increase Warmth and Comfort

At the end of the day, you need your furnace to provide the warmth and comfort you bought it to provide. It can only do that if it is running at its optimum efficiency. And to improve the efficiency of your furnace, it needs to be cleaned and maintained regularly.

How Does Midwest Home Services Clean Furnaces?

Because exposed furnaces pose a range of health threats, furnace cleaning should only be done by a qualified professional. The technicians at Midwest Home Services have 20 years of experience providing inspection, cleaning, repair, and maintenance services for a range of home appliances. 


All you need to do is contact us and book an appointment with one of our professionals. After an inspection of your furnace and property, you will be provided with an estimated cost.


Our technicians will clean your blower motor, burner, pilot assembly, forced draft fan, and everything in between. We will even inspect and clean your furnace filters for good measure and to ensure all components are operating as intended.


We go the extra mile for our customers’ satisfaction. This is why we use only the best cleaning equipment utilize the most knowledgeable technicians. Our tools are specially designed to provide a thorough furnace cleaning and ensure long-lasting results to help mitigate future costs.


Midwest Home Services is also able to provide advice and tips for maintaining your furnace.


At the end of the service, a written record of all procedures conducted is provided.

How Do I Know If My Furnace Needs Cleaning?

In addition to the peace of mind in getting regular cleaning done, it can be hard to tell whether a furnace is working properly or not. Fortunately, some obvious indicators can help you identify glitches in your heating system.

Unusual Odors

It is not uncommon for furnaces to emit a strange odor if you have not used it for some time. This smell usually lasts for an hour or two at most. However, if the odor does not dissipate, it might be a sign of a problem.


If the furnace produces a smoky odor, the problem could be caused by clogged filters or dirty ducts. This might sound like a problem you can solve yourself, but it is advisable to contact a technician instead. Most often, the odor has a gas-like smell to it. If this is the case, turn it off and wait for help to arrive.

Exterior Appearance

Dust and dirt are some of the primary indicators that you need furnace cleaning. They normally accumulate just on the exterior of the furnace but can  lodged e the blower fan or burner compartment..

If you need your furnace cleaned in time to weather the Minneapolis winter, get in touch with Midwest Home Services today at (612)724-1549!


How often should I get my Air Conditioner cleaned?

Your hard-working Air Conditioner gets subjected to all of the outside weather elements throughout the year, such as dust, tree seeds and pollen, dandelion seeds and other flora, pine needles, and all types of grit – choking off your A/C’s ability to breathe.


Your AC system should get cleaned once a year. Having a yearly central AC ventilation system check and cleaning serves to reduce breakdowns – especially on those hot Summer months. Also, a good cleaning by Midwest Home Services can improve the efficiency of your air conditioner – which saves you money – and help  preserve the life of your air and cooling system. Many AC manufacturers require yearly central air conditioner cleanings to maintain your air conditioner’s warranty.


Midwest Home Services highly recommends that you perform an annual air conditioner cleaning in the Springtime. Beat the Summer rush and verifies all moving parts of your home comfort system are ready for those hot summer months!


If it’s been a while since you had an AC cleaning and inspection performed on your A/C cooling system, then it is not working at ideal efficiency. Most air conditioner breakdowns are related explicitly to little to no upkeep — which can bring about an untimely breakdown of your air conditioning components. Our central air specialists will examine, clean, and tune your A/C cooling system, which will guarantee a cool and comfortable Summer for you and your loved ones.


To prevent an untimely breakdown of essential air conditioner components like your air conditioning compressor, and to make sure your home is cool and comfy, call Midwest Home Services to perform a central aid conditioner check-up today! (612) 724-1549 – or click our easy online scheduler.