Every day it seems the autumn mornings are getting cooler and cooler. An extra sweater and my favorite woolies are no longer enough to keep me warm. Time to turn on the heat. It’s also time for a little furnace maintenance to ensure the system is running smoothly.
If it’s been a long time since you’ve had any system maintenance, call a professional who can do a thorough check. For oil-fired systems, annual check ups are recommended. Gas-fired furnaces and boilers should be checked every two years.
If you’re up to date, furnace maintenance is as easy as sliding out the old filter and putting in the new one.
Check the owner’s manual for specific recommendations, but it is generally best to change the filter every 3 to 9 months. By changing the filter regularly, you help increase the life of your furnace and on a daily basis, you ensure…
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