As the weather gets colder, you’re going to be relying on your furnace for more and more hours of the day to keep warm. That puts more stress on the system, which makes it more likely for issues to occur.
If you’re in the market for a new furnace system this fall, you’re probably comparing about a dozen different qualities for the ones you’re looking at. When you do finally select a furnace for your home, don’t forget to make sure it’s properly sized!
We’re getting into heating season now, and it’s time to start getting your home ready for the winter. Heating maintenance and the like are important for making sure you’re going to be comfortable when the temperature outside starts to drop.
It may seem more than a little crazy to talk about heating systems at a time like this, but the cold weather will be here before you know it. It’s important that you evaluate your home’s heating system, to make sure that it’s able to keep you warm and comfortable over the next few months.
With temperatures hovering around the high 80’s/low 90’s this week, the whole idea of using your home heating system probably sounds pretty absurd right now. However, heating season will be here before you know it.
Routine furnace maintenance is an essential part of extending the life of your heater because this service can catch many small issues before they become larger problems, and eliminate potential safety concerns. Faulty or damaged furnace equipment could cause fires, gas leaks, and other potential hazards.
It’s always tempting to go for the biggest, “best” option when looking for things like home appliances. The market has been telling us that “bigger is better” for decades, and many people have bought into that misconception.
In an effort to save money, far too many homeowners wait to call for repairs until they notice something wrong with their system. Prompt repairs are certainly a good idea for keeping your furnace in good condition, but waiting for a problem to present itself before acting can make things worse.
You probably don’t think about the ductwork in your home that often. That’s no surprise, considering that ductwork is typically designed to be as unobtrusive as possible.
Winter is the time of year when it is most likely for furnaces to develop problems, mainly because they are under more stress than at any other time. It is important to be vigilant for any sort of weird behavior coming from your furnace during the winter, as it could indicate a serious problem with the system.