It is essential to disinfect the oil furnace heat exchanger since burnt oil leaves soot deposits that block heat transfer from the combustion chamber; when soot insulates the sides of the heat exchanger, you get less heat in the home.
To disinfect the oil furnace heat exchanger, you first have to switch off the power supply.
This will protect you from electrocution plus accidental burns while in the cleaning process. To access the parts of the oil gas furnace that should be cleaned, you will use your screwdriver to disconnect the metal panel that covers the gas furnace. Expose the heat exchanger by removing the flue vent connector plus covers, however inspect the interior for any disfigure. Vacuum, brush, disinfect the soot plus debris plus then inspect again for disfigure, however next, evaluate the amount of dirt on the filter. Replace your filter if it is severely clogged, however get a replacement at a local hardware store… You can take your old filter to them so that they supply the exact filter replacement. The next step is to loosen the screws plus bolts that link the fan component to the gas furnace. Then disconnect all debris plus dirt using a vacuum cleaner, then use a brush to brush away stubborn dirt gently. Use the vacuum one more time to disconnect all the debris that has fallen from the surfaces, then don’t leave any dirt after cleaning. Remember to disinfect the fan blades as they collect a lot of dirt plus debris. The fan blades should be brushed gently plus soaked in moderate soapy water to loosen the dirt. Dry the blades with a rag plus ensure all corners plus edges are clean. You can now replace the fan plus the oil filter, but secure the fan in locale with bolts plus screws… Put the new or cleaned filter back into its locale. Screw back the cover once all the pieces of the component are in locale! Finally, turn on the power source to see if the gas furnace is working respectfully.