Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially on the horizon with the weather warming up in Marshalltown you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you turn off your furnace and stop thinking about it until the following year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are a few things you can do now to prime your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was a period where it felt as though this day wouldn’t come, but the day has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, look through your warranty. Some warranties require yearly service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the pros at B & G HVAC will certainly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the ideal time to schedule your yearly furnace service in Marshalltown. Any problems can be addressed and corrected before the time comes to turn your system back on once again for the season. You’ll be able to flip your switch to “heating” this fall and rest easy knowing that things will be functioning as they should. Change Your Filters We may sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the painless and most crucial things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system operating at peak efficiency, enhances your indoor air quality and assists in extending the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you would like to be doing as the weather starts warming up, but having one less thing to think about makes every season more pleasant. We know you don’t want to contemplate it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at B & G HVAC in Marshalltown is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give the experts a call at 641-752-3429 or, if it’s easier for you, set up an appointment with us using our online scheduler.