Furnace/Boiler Safety Check - Home Protection Plus

A yearly safety check on your furnace and boiler can prevent dangerous breakdowns and costly emergency repairs.

Added Confidence Your Heating System Will Be Ready

Enroll in our Safety Check service plan and we'll do a yearly safety check of your furnace and boiler to make sure you'll stay warm when it gets cold outside. Make sure your furnace and boiler are operating safely and efficiently for the winter with our comprehensive Safety Check. Only $6.95 per month added to your DTE Energy statement.

The Safety Check consists of a visual inspection and an operational inspection.

Visual Inspection:

  • Inspect chimney and flue pipe for proper draft condition.
  • Inspect condition of venting/vent connections.
  • Inspect condition of controls and burners; clean as needed.
  • Inspect filter and advise customer of proper cleaning or replacement.
  • Check heat exchanger for carbon or cracks.
  • Check condition of blower motor, wheel and belt.
  • Check water level on boilers; adjust to proper levels as needed.

Operational Inspection:

  • Ensure thermostat starts/shuts down unit properly.
  • Check for proper operation of belts, blowers, motors and switches; oil, adjust and clean as needed.
  • Check for proper ignition, pilot light and proper burning of main burners; clean or adjust as needed.

The Safety Check applies to heating systems in residential buildings.

Enroll in the Safety Check plan now to know you're prepared for the winter.
To learn more, call 800.556.0011 today.


No service call charges. No parts or labor charges.


Included on your monthly DTE Energy bill.


When appliance issues happen, call us anytime.

5 good reasons to give yourself Home Protection Plus:

Covered appliance repairs are free. No service call charges. No parts or labor charges.
A single furnace or A/C repair can cost $300, $400 or more. With Home Protection Plus, you'll have a single, predictable monthly fee—and no budget-busting surprises.
Plumbing Protection guards against budget-breaking problems. Pure peace of mind!
If something goes wrong, you'll have just one number to call for a repair pro you can trust.
Your low monthly fee is included on your DTE Energy bill. No separate payments to remember or checks to send.

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The Home Protection Plus program is not regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission. Repair service programs may be available from another provider. By signing up for Home Protection Plus repair coverage, you are not switching your electric or natural gas utility and service. Your regulated utility rates and the conditions of your service are not affected by activation of Home Protection Plus or by your decision to use the services of another repair service provider.

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