Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season

March 31, 2015

The end of winter is officially in sight with the weather warming up in Elk River you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you shut off your furnace and disregard it until the following year, you’ll want to get it ready for its annual hibernation. There are a few things you can do now to prime your system so it’s ready to go next season.

Flipping the Switch

There was awhile where it seemed like this day wouldn’t come, but the moment has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, look through your warranty. Some warranties require regular service and maintenance in order to uphold the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the pros at Home Comfort Heating & Air will happily help you.

Service During the Off-Season

Now is the ideal time to schedule your yearly furnace service in Elk River. Any problems can be addressed and solved before the day comes to turn your system back on again for the season. You’ll be able to flip your switch to “heating” this fall and rest easy knowing that things will be functioning as they should.

Change Your Filters

We most likely sound like a broken record, but switching out your air filters is one of the painless and most important things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system functioning at peak efficiency, enhances your indoor air quality and assists in extending the life of your HVAC system.

We know there are other things you would like to be doing as the weather warms up, but having one less thing to stress about makes every season more pleasant. We know you don’t want to think about it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at Home Comfort Heating & Air in Elk River is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give the experts a call at 763-276-0617.