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Preparing Your HVAC System For The Winter Season

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With the colder weather arriving and the holidays just around the corner, it is imperative to ensure your heating system is in good working order. Here are some tips you should be sure to follow: Change Filters. Furnace filters should be changed roughly every three months as a clogged filter can restrict the flow of air. This in turn will cause the unit to work harder, increase operating costs as it uses much more energy, and ultimately impact the efficiency of the system. Also, a clean filter will ensure that dust, pollen, and other small particles are not constantly being circulated inside your home, an important factor to consider especially for those who are suffering from allergies and/or asthma.Test the Thermostat. You should be able to feel the heat coming from the air vents right away when you turn your thermostat on heat mode. A smart thermostat is highly recommended, particularly for those who are away from home often, as it will enable you to monitor and control your heating,…