As most locals know, the weather can be rather fickle in Massachusetts as we experience warm springs where we need the use of the cooling system early on, or chilly ones where we still use the heating system to get by until May. Even if you need the use of it a little longer as weeks continue into spring, preparing your heating system for dormancy is ideally done this time of year in any case. To prepare your heating system to go dormant, we at Ambient Heating and Heating and Air Conditioning would like to share some steps you can do now.
Tips for Turning Furnace Off for a Long Time
1) Filters. On average, you should change or clean every six weeks, give or take a week or two. Depending which type you have, we just want to give a you a reminder to make certain you either change or replace the air filters, and this is something that needs to be consistently done throughout the year.
2) Thermostat. Be sure to set the thermostat in accordance to the weather and check the thermostat’s battery and if you need to do it now, or in a few weeks.
3) Clear the area. Ensure the furnace and surrounding areas are cleaned and free of clutter. It is important that you avoid accumulating clutter for many reasons.
4) Professional servicing. Consider an inspection service to ensure everything is still operating accordingly, even if were on point and got the furnace tuned up at the start or during the fall season. If you missed the tune-up, preparing it for the cooling system switch is in your better interest. To make certain that the cooling system is readily available when you need it with maximum performance, ensure if the heat is used for an extended time it is still dependable.
What is Included in a Furnace Tune Up & Inspection
The techs perform a comprehensive inspection when it comes to tune-ups. Making sure they are in good condition and lubed (accordingly), during the inspection process, they assess the condition of all moving parts. Make sure they are all tight and secure, the connections, such as hardware and wiring. Inspecting for deterioration or faultiness is essential for the wiring system being looked over. Overall system is tested for performance, all safety aspects are checked. The professionals cover the system to make sure there are no issues whether it is your cooling or heating system.
Benefits of Furnace Maintenance
Being beneficial in a number of ways, getting the heating system prepared with inspections and tune-ups, as well as readying your cooling system with professional assistance. Preserves the condition of the system as well as the longevity in conjunction with your own efforts, professional maintenance maximizes performance. Reducing breakdowns, it will also manage the energy efficiency and significantly.
Furnace Heating Repair, Replacement & More in Springfield, Granby, Holyoke, South Hadley, Monson, Chicopee & Agawam Massachusetts
Schedule your tune-up or inspection services and let our qualified technicians help your HVAC system run efficiently and call Ambient Heating and Heating and Air Conditioning to help prepare your furnace for the closing of the season. We are happy to assist you with your heating and cooling system services.