Before you start thinking about how sad it is that summer is ending, remember to think about the fun times ahead! Spooky Halloween costumes, cozy holiday parties in December, there’s really no season that doesn’t have it’s perks, right? So, in light of the changing seasons, it’s time to start thinking about your heating system.
We know, the best part about having a functional heating system is that you don’t have to think about it when it works. We’ll get there. For now, we need to talk about heating maintenance in Camden County, NJ.
We’ll go into the importance of maintenance and also list 5 quick tips that can help you maintain your system. Once you pay attention to our tips and schedule the right maintenance appointments, you can go back to enjoying the changing leaves and leave the heating stuff to us!
Keep Things in Good Shape
Our heating tips are all about keeping your heater running smoothly throughout the entirety of the fall, winter, and spring. Notice how we said “entirety,” because a heater that’s constantly on the fritz or suffering from disrepair is just not worth the operation costs in our opinion.
1. Replace the Air Filter
This is the first and easiest thing to complete as a homeowner. Your heater’s air filter is likely all gunked up still from the ending of the last heating season. By cleaning it out and replacing it, you’re allowing your heater to have a fresh start going forward. Forgetting to do this can lead to some pretty nasty unseen consequences, so we urge you to take this step first.
2. Call for Repairs
Remember that pesky heating problem you were dealing with in the spring? No, it didn’t magically go away. It’s likely still there and going to affect your heater the moment you turn it on. In fact, heater problems can often get worse over time as your system sits and collects dust. That’s why it’s always a good idea to schedule repairs before you need your heater in the dead of winter.
3. Replace an Aging System
Let’s be honest. There’s not much you can do to repair or maintain a system that’s just getting too old. If your heater is anywhere from 10 to 15 years old, or it’s efficiency levels are causing you to panic every time you look at your bills, then it’s time to replace it. Replacement can often be a wonderful long-term solution for heaters that just can’t quite cut it.
4. Keep Things Clean
Do you have a heat pump or a furnace that’s constantly cycling air? How is it supposed to do its job effectively if your home is cluttered and covered in a thin layer of dust? By keeping things clean, you inevitably do two things—improve your indoor air quality and increase efficiency levels for your heating system.
5. Schedule Maintenance
Maintenance is undoubtedly one of the best things you can do for your heater. By signing up for maintenance, you get access to a trained professional who inspects and adjusts your system to ensure it’s working properly and efficiently. If you’d like to stop worrying about heating and instead focus on the holidays to come, then invest in this service today!
Ambient Comfort has your back when it comes to heating service. Call us today!