Lula, Georgia
8652 Crane Mill Rd.
Cornelia, GA 30531
(706) 778-2861

3 Tips for Preparing Your Furnace for Winter October 31, 2018

Lula, Hall
3 Tips for Preparing Your Furnace for Winter, Lula, Georgia

Homeowners often have maintenance to-do lists they need to tackle before the arrival of winter. While caring for the gardens and collecting produce is important, don’t forget your HVAC system as colder temperatures approach. Below are three tips for prepping your furnace to ensure it will work properly when you need to turn on the heat.

3 Way to Get Your Furnace in Top Shape This Fall

1. Schedule an Inspection

During early winter, HVAC technicians are flooded with requests for furnace repairs. Don’t let this be your family. Call to schedule an annual inspection today to spot any potential repair needs before the cold sends you to the thermostat. 

2. Clean Ductwork & Vents

furnace Cornelia GAWhether you’ve been running the AC all summer or the HVAC has remained dormant, your ductwork can benefit from a cleaning before the winter season. By blowing out all the built-up dust, pollen, and pet dander, you’re improving the air quality in your home. This is especially important for those with respiratory issues—they may notice a difference in their symptoms right away. Plus, by cleaning the ductwork, you’ll reduce the likelihood of clogs that can slow down the system and cause the need for repairs.

3. Replace Filters

Homeowners often forget to change out their furnace filters, but this easy task can save you money on utility bills by improving airflow. New filters are inexpensive and easy to swap out—simply pull out the tray, remove the old filter, and insert the new one. Make sure to follow the filter packaging regarding which side should face a certain way to encourage the best air movement. Homeowners should tackle this task once every two months unless they have pets or a big family. In this case, it’s better to change the filters monthly. 

 

People looking to have their furnace inspected before the temperatures drop should contact Economy Heating & Air in Hall County, GA. The company has over 29 years of industry experience and offers top-notch customer service and technicians. Whether you need to learn about newer, more efficient AC units or get repairs on an older furnace, their friendly and knowledgeable team is there to help. Call (706) 778-2861 or visit the website for information on their maintenance, repairs, installation services, and financing offerings.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Economy Heating & Air
Why Keep All Furnace Vents Open This Winter, Lula, Georgia
As winter approaches, many homeowners will close vents in unused rooms as part of their furnace maintenance. While this may seem like a good idea, it has several significant drawback...read more
What to Expect From Fall Furnace Maintenance, Lula, Georgia
As cold weather approaches, it’s time to start thinking about furnace maintenance to ensure you have heat when you need it. If it’s been a long time since you had a tu...read more
How a Heat Pump Can Replace Both Your Furnace & AC, Lula, Georgia
For years, many homeowners have operated under the assumption that you need a furnace to heat your home in the winter and an air conditioner to keep it cool in the summer. However, t...read more
3 Summer Commercial AC Maintenance Tips, Lula, Georgia
With summer in full swing, your building’s air conditioning is the office MVP. To make sure it stays that way it’s helpful to show it a little appreciation in the form of preventive ...read more
3 Tips for Staying Cool When the Air Conditioner Breaks Down, Lula, Georgia
Maybe it’s a coincidence, but it sure seems like air conditioners only break down on the hottest days of the year. Once you’ve called for an emergency repair, all that’s left to do i...read more