The sun is shining, the sprinklers are on, and your AC unit is doing it’s thing! That mid-summer sunshine that you dream about in the winter months is now our reality. Woo! We probably won’t jump into a body of water every day but we love that we could, without the threat of hypothermia, if we wanted to. Now, we realize that you can’t imagine ever turning on your furnace again, seeing as the heat hits you like a wall when you step outside. But the summer months are actually when you’re going to want to start thinking about working on furnace maintenance, and here’s why:
Gas for furnaces is much less expensive in the summertime. If you have a gas furnace, call your gas company and have them fill your furnace up before cold weather hits!
Similarly, furnace filters are going to be a better deal during the summer months. Stock up when you see a great deal!
Replace your furnace filters at least every 3 months, if not every month, even in the summer! This will maintain your furnace’s life and ensure it continues to work well when you need it. Your furnace should always be clear of dust.
If you’ve started to use your furnace as a shelving unit or coat rack during the inactive months, clear all debris or flammable objects away from it when you use it again. A house fire is the last thing you need.
Schedule an inspection during the summer. Any HVAC company is going to get extremely busy at the beginning of season change. The smartest thing you can do is make an appointment beforehand so that you’re aware of necessary repairs before extreme weather hits.
Trust us, you won’t want to turn on your furnace in the winter only to learn that it isn’t working properly. We believe that you’re fully capable of maintaining your furnace on your own, but that’s what we’re here for! We’ve worked hard to gather a team of professionals in HVAC maintenance, repairs, and inspections. Call us today to schedule a meeting with one of our team members!