Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially on the horizon with the weather warming up in Wisconsin Rapids you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you shut off your furnace and forget about it for another year, you’ll want to get it primed 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 a period where it felt like this day wouldn’t come, but the day has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, review your warranty. Some warranties require yearly service and maintenance in order to maintain the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the team at Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc will certainly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the perfect time to schedule your regular furnace service in Wisconsin Rapids. Any concerns can be addressed and fixed before the day comes to turn your system back on once more for the season. You’ll be able to flip your switch to “heating” this fall and rest easy knowing that things will be running as they should. Change Your Filters We probably sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the most simple and most essential 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 warms up, but having one less thing to worry about makes every season more fun. We know you don’t want to imagine it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be prepared for it. Our team at Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc in Wisconsin Rapids is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give the experts a call at 715-421-5555 or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.