Don’t DIY, Hire A Pro – don’t take on the additional cost of having to repair or fix an improper repair job01/17/2017 There are a lot of fun DIY projects that homeowners can tackle around their home, but repairing the furnace should not be one of them. DIY home repairs are not as easy as they appear, and while Pinterest-fails might be funny, there is nothing funny about a furnace failure. Trying to repair your own furnace can be expensive and dangerous – but lucky for you, our experts at Patterson & Stirling Inc in Erie are trained to handle all of your furnace questions and challenges and are always a better first choice than to manage a problem on your own. Safety DIY furnace repair is especially detrimental to your personal safety. Not only could you injure yourself in the process of repairs, but you could also cause leaks or further damage to your system that could modify the comfort or safety of your house. Professionals are trained to repair furnaces safely and appropriately. Costly While some people think that DIY repair saves additional costs, in many cases it can end up costing homeowners additional money when attempted repairs go amiss. There are often times specific tools that are required to make specific furnace repairs, and when homeowners do not have the proper materials, they could be initiating more work for the professional when they are eventually called. Considering your time and effort is key before deciding to DIY a furnace repair. Don’t put you or your family in danger, especially as the timeline of use for your furnace is coming to an end this time of the year. We are not doubting your handiness, but we just want to ensure that you are safe and that your furnace runs smoothly for as long as possible in the fluctuating weather of Erie. Before you choose a DIY repair project that could turn into a real problem, give a call to our friendly, educated professionals at Patterson & Stirling Inc at 814-833-5558 or schedule an appointment with us online. We are always here to help – don’t give yourself extra costs of having to repair an improper repair job!