Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season

March 31, 2015

While winter is still lingering, the temperatures are beginning to rise as warmer weather gets closer and closer. Before you go about your business and forget all about your furnace until next fall, be sure you have properly readied your system for the downtime it’s about to experience. After all, there are a couple of things you can do now to help avoid issues when it’s time to turn on your furnace later in the year.

Flip the Switch

Flipping your thermostat from heating to cooling for the summer is a great feeling. However, if you want to be sure to maintain your warranty, take a look at one of the HVAC repair and maintenance services available so that you don’t have to worry about any of it. After all, the team at Taylor's Heating & Air Conditioning are trained professionals.

At Your Service

The off-season is the ideal time to have your furnace checked and provides you with a sufficient amount of time to have any problems repaired. Whether it’s a particular concern or something with the entire system, one of the professionals from Taylor's Heating & Air Conditioning in Thedford is ready to help you get your furnace prepared ahead of time. Servicing your furnace during the off-season helps makes sure that when it is time to turn it back on that it’ll be operating at top efficiency from day one.

Swap Filters

You probably get tired of hearing it, but swapping your filters is one of the simplest ways to help your furnace run more smoothly and efficiently. Checking and changing your air filters can also help during the summer months, as air conditioners typically use the same filters.

Sure, getting your furnace ready for the offseason may not be as exciting as that upcoming trip you have planned, but it could potentially help you save for next year’s trip by avoiding costly repairs and issues in the future. There are easily a few things that you can do to get your furnace ready to take a break during warmer weather. However, it’s important to remember that if you feel uncomfortable handling any of these preparations, be sure to give your local experts at Taylor's Heating & Air Conditioning in Thedford a call at 519-296-4437.