Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season

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The end of winter is officially on the horizon with the weather warming up in Pella you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you switch off your furnace and stop thinking about it for another year, you’ll want to get it ready 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 seemed like 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. A number of warranties require regular service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the team at Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating will certainly help you.

Service During the Off-Season

Now is the perfect time to schedule your yearly furnace service in Pella. Any troubles can be addressed and solved 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 operating as they should.

Change Your Filters

We most likely sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the painless and most important things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system functioning at peak efficiency, mproves your indoor air quality and helps extend the life of your HVAC system.

We know there are other things you are thinking of doing as the weather warms up, but having one less thing to think about makes every season more pleasant. We know you don’t want to imagine it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating in Pella is ready to help keep your home comfortable year-round. Give us a call at 641-628-3621.

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