Replace your heating and cooling air filters every month that they’re in use. Operating
your system with old, dirty filters means energy is wasted and your system may even be damaged. While you’re at it,
check and clean the filters in your home’s air cleaners and humidifiers.
you have a steam system, check the shut-off valve for leaks. also flush and test the low water cuttoff once every week.
hot water system radiators to remove air at least once a year.
Don’t keep clutter near your furnace, boiler,
space heater or water heater it’s a fire hazard.
To make sure you’re getting the most out of your
heating system, keep the heating registers and vents throughout the house free of dust, dirt, and pet hair by vacuuming them
at least once a year.
Listen for odd sounds when your heating or cooling system kicks in. If you hear anything unusual,
get in touch with your service professional so you can head off problems before they become serious.
In winter months,
set your ceiling fan at its slowest speed and reverse it in order to gently push warm air down from the ceiling without generating