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The winter season can be an exciting time. From holiday festivities to the impromptu snowball fight, our colder weather can be enjoyed by many. However, those in need of heating repair for their homes will tell you differently. In that case, All Air Heating and Cooling Services is here to help! We’ve been installing and repairing heating systems in Fredericksburg for over three decades. In our line of work, we’ve seen more than enough clients in need of a properly functioning home furnace. Our plan? Help you take care of your heating system now so it doesn’t break down the road. Last week, we discussed the vital importance of regularly replacing your furnace filter. Today, we’ll cover a couple more tips that will help you prepare for the cold season.

 

Checking The Thermostat

 

Properly testing your thermostat before the first blizzard is a very wise maneuver. Make sure to set the heat to your wintertime preference (or slightly above) and wait for the HVAC to take action. If your heating system struggles to reach the desired temperature or it takes way too long, an issue may be present. Having your HVAC company come and diagnose the issue will be more convenient now than when you’re trapped in a blizzard!

 

Checking The Vents

 

When it comes to your HVAC system, proper circulation is vital to system efficiency and longevity. Perform an inspection of all of your vents in the home to ensure that they are all clean and unimpeded. Failure to do so can equate to additional strain on your system, leading to costly repairs in the future.

 

Cleaning Components

 

Your home furnace can quickly become a dirtied jumble of debris throughout the year. Properly vacuuming your furnace’s blower compartment will help to ensure a clean, efficient operation. Additionally, check to make sure your home’s vents are void of any dirt or debris. This small action can help increase air circulation while improving air quality.

 

Winter can be a tough time for your home’s heating system. Taking a few preventive measures can pay off big in the long run when you’re enjoying a warm, toasty abode. If you’re in need of HVAC repairs or service, don’t hesitate to contact us today!