3 Ways to Make Sure Your Furnace is Ready for Fall

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There are probably some things you do to get yourself prepared for fall in Columbia, like get your sweaters out of storage and think through your Instagram-worthy pumpkin carving. There are some things you could possibly forget about while preparing for fall – like your furnace. We’re about to say goodbye to air conditioner weather and we’re diving into furnace season. Along with your routine furnace service from Watts Electrical & Air Conditioning, we have three tips that can help keep you comfy and get your furnace ready for its busy season.

  1. Check and Swap Out Your Air Filter
    This is easy advice for every season in Columbia. Before you make that switch from “cool” to “heat,” go swap out your filter from filthy to clean. A filthy filter means your furnace has to try harder to keep you warm which can negatively influence your comfort and result in higher bills.
  2. Unblock Heating Vents and Registers
    As you’ve moved furniture or brought more into the house, make sure you haven’t blocked any of your heating vents. A blocked vent has the chance to raise your utility costs.
  3. Schedule Annual Furnace Service
    Fall is the best time in Columbia to get your furnace looked at by one of our highly-trained technicians. We will do a thorough inspection of your unit and ensure it will be in good working order for the coming winter months in Columbia. Regular furnace service can help you get the most out of your furnace’s performance, and can also affect the life of your system. Not to mention that a big percentage of the emergency calls in the winter are due to lack of maintenance.

We want you to enjoy every bit of the season in comfort. If you have any questions for us about getting your home ready for fall or need to arrange your annual furnace service give the experts at Watts Electrical & Air Conditioning a call at 601-272-8497.

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