At ABC Houston, we understand that our friends and neighbors depend on their furnaces, boilers and heat pumps to get through the winter months. The more prepared your system is, the more comfortable you’ll be. Here are eight steps to get your HVAC system ready for the heating season.
1. Get Reversible Ceiling Fans
During the cooling season, fans help your air conditioners run efficiently by circulating the air that collects near the ceiling. During the heating season, a fan with a reverse setting can do the same for your furnace. For best results, invest in an Energy Star-rated fan.
2. Use a Humidifier
If your home has a forced-air heating system, you’ll find that your indoor air may become uncomfortably dry. A humidifier will help you breathe easier by replacing that lost moisture.
3. New Filters
A dirty filter reduces the efficiency of your furnace by blocking air flow and may lead to other maintenance … Read Full Post »