Every homeowner wants their furnace in tip-top condition. Simple maintenance can get you there and pay dividends in your comfort, efficiency, and overall safety.
But as you know, keeping your furnace running efficiently and preventing the hassles of breakdowns is not always on the top of our minds.
As a homeowner, you have to become aware that furnace maintenance is a preventive service that involves an inspection and tune-up of your system.
Let’s face it …
The winter months are tough enough. You don’t need your furnace to fail in the middle of the night or just not put out enough heat.
Given most of us only call for HVAC service in an emergency or if something goes wrong, we wrote this article with you in mind.
Many homeowners choose to hire a trusted HVAC company to prepare their furnace for the winter months, while others take the do-it-yourself approach.
We recommend an annual service check by a professional to ensure your system is ready for peak performance. However, if you're planning to take some maintenance steps yourself, the following checklist will help you successfully prepare your furnace for the winter season.