As with most things, good maintenance is important. You can, of course, spend 10’s of thousands of dollars and buy a new car, but of course if you don’t keep up with changing the oil, it’s going to break down on you in no time. Could you imagine flying in an airplane that never gets any kind of maintenance? Well I am sure it would be downright terrifying considering how old those things are. A home is no different either. Since a house is so big and has so many different things to keep up, it can be a chore if you are unprepared. For those who have boilers, we are going to discuss some important tips for keeping your device operating effectively and efficiently throughout the winter. The first thing you want to check for your boiler is your air vents. Dirt may aggregate in vents, especially in gas boilers, so it is important to inspect and clean your vents and your flue regularly. If you have a boiler, you know how important it is to keep up with your water levels. A boiler can quickly become damaged irreparably if the water level is too low. The right amount of time to check the water level of your boiler is about every 3 weeks. So be sure to put it on your calendar. If you find your water level is lower than usual, you need to check your plumbing. Gas leaks may also occur in your boiler system, so be sure to check for damaged or worn out parts. It’s also a good idea to speak to a certified service technician if you want to ensure your system is in ideal condition.