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Heating RepairAs the temperature starts to drop and the nights get chillier and chillier, you start to rely on your home’s heating system more and more. If you’re like most people, you probably want to avoid the need for emergency heating repair this winter. To help you do this, at Cool Comfort Heating & Air, we have some tips to offer.

  • Clean Your Furnace. To prevent the need for emergency heating repair, it’s a good idea to clean your furnace at the start of the winter season. You can do this by removing the panel that covers your furnace’s filter and wiping down the pulleys, belts, and the system’s blower assembly. You should also clean any dirt and debris that has accumulated on the access panel that you previously removed. 
  • Switch Out Your Filter. Your furnace’s filter is designed to trap dust, lint, and other debris and keep it from getting into your furnace. One of the best ways to avoid the need for emergency heating repair is to switch out this filter on a regular basis.  On most furnaces, the filter is located between the blower and the return duct or in the blower door. Keep in mind that replacing your furnace’s filter is a simple maintenance task that only takes a few minutes. 
  • Have Regular Inspections Done. In addition to cleaning your furnace and changing its filter regularly, it’s a good idea to have this system inspected at least once every year. If you’d like to have us come and look at your furnace to help you avoid the need for emergency heating repair this winter, give us at Cool Comfort Heating & Air a call today.