Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially within reach with the weather warming up in the Main Line you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you switch off your furnace and forget about it for another year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are a few things you can do now to prep your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was some time where it felt like this day wouldn’t come, but the moment has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, check out your warranty. Most warranties require annual service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the experts at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning will gladly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the perfect time to schedule your yearly furnace service in the Main Line. Any problems can be addressed and fixed before the moment comes to turn your system back on once again for the season. You’ll be able to flip your switch to “heating” this fall and rest easy knowing that things will be operating as they should. Change Your Filters We most likely sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the most simple and most crucial things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system functioning at peak efficiency, enhances your indoor air quality and assists in extending the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you would rather be doing as the weather begins to warm up, but having one less thing to think about makes every season more pleasant. We know you don’t want to think about it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in the Main Line is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give us a call at 610-626-2540 or, if it’s easier for you, set up an appointment with us using our online scheduler.