No one really thinks about starting a furnace well ahead of winter. We think, “Oh, it’s been sitting idle. It should not give me any problems and I will just turn it on when I want to.” That’s where you are wrong. If you want your heating system to work effectively all through the winter season, it is necessary to a six monthly inspection and tuneup of your heating system. If you have the necessary technical skills, make sure you carry out a thorough heating system inspection as follows:
1. Check the filter — Ideally, you should change the furnace filter once in six months. However, some filters are permanent and they just have to be removed, washed and then replaced again. If you use your heating and cooling system all through the year, we recommend replacing the filter at least once a month.
2. Check the fan motor and…
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