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Is There Anything Special I Need to Do Get My Heating System Ready for Winter?
27 Oct
By: Climate Control
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You can weather out the storms of the upcoming winter season with top notch HVAC maintenance agreements. By keeping your HVAC system running optimally, you will have toasty toes and warm hands throughout the season. Keep reading for some additional steps you can take to get your heating system ready to handle whatever winter throws your way.
The first thing you can do as the temperatures start to drop is switch your thermostat over to heating. After the switch, check to ensure it’s working properly. It should kick on immediately, so if it doesn’t, it’s time to call the HVAC pros.
You can also perform a visual inspection of your heating vents. Toys, furniture, and rugs may be covering the vents. Clear the space completely to ensure your system can do its job. 

Here are a few other simple steps you can take:

• Make sure the supply and return registers are in working order.
• Oil your furnace blower.
• Look for obstacles outside, such as bird nests or tree limbs that might be blocking your chimney.
• Change your furnace air filter.
• Install storm windows in place of window screens.

The Importance of Regularly Scheduled Winter Maintenance

HVAC professionals are available to clean out your furnace as part of your maintenance agreement. Also, if you aren’t sure about how to oil your furnace or check your vents, they can help with that too. These tasks will ensure your HVAC system can function safely and properly and will help you to get the most of your system this winter. Your HVAC expert will be ready and able to handle all of these winter maintenance tasks.
Here at Climate Control Heating & Air Conditioning, we want to help you to have a warm and healthy house this winter. Contact us today to learn more about our maintenance agreements that include winter weather prepping for your HVAC system.

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