Top 4 Furnace Tips for Fall
Fall is finally here and to be honest, the last thing we want to think about is the cold winter that is headed our way. Now, is the time to do some maintenance on your furnace. Putting off this task can cause a lot of unwanted stress for the winter months. Check out our list of tips to help you transition from fall to winter with less stress.
Most homeowners think that because their furnace worked well last winter that it will just start up and operate as well as it did last year. This is can be false. It’s important to do simple maintenance chores to make sure that your furnace is ready for the cold winter months ahead.
Here’s the Top 4 Furnace Tips
- Clean out your furnace: use a hand duster or small vacuum dirt, cobwebs and other debris that can cause your furnace to work harder and potentially cause a breakdown
- Vacuum out heat registers and vents: use a vacuum to get rid of dust and hair that can get sucked into your HVAC system and cause problems.
- Change your furnace filter: even when your furnace isn’t on, it can still collect dust mites, pet dander, cobwebs, and dirt. This is a simple chore that can extend the life of your furnace and help with allergies.
- Turn on your furnace to make sure everything is working properly: turning on your furnace to make sure it’s not sluggish and to make sure the burners and igniters are working properly.
If your furnace doesn’t start up, does not light, or sounds sluggish after you complete your checklist, please call Holland Heating and Cooling at 810-653-4328 to send a certified HVAC technician to fix your furnace. You don’t want your system to not work properly during the winter, breakdown, or increase the cost of your monthly energy bill. Hope you enjoyed our top 4 furnace tips. There’s more to come!
These simple fall furnace tips only take around an hour to complete and can prevent numerous hassles and dangers for your home.