Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially in sight with the weather warming up in Colfax you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you shut off your furnace and stop thinking about it until the following year, you’ll want to get it ready for its annual hibernation. There are some things you can do now to ready 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 day has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, look through your warranty. Some warranties require yearly service and maintenance in order to uphold the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the pros at Ackerman Heating & Air Conditioning will happily help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the perfect time to schedule your regular furnace service in Colfax. Any troubles 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 most likely sound like a broken record, but changing your air filters is one of the painless and most important things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system functioning at peak efficiency, boosts your indoor air quality and works to extend the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you would like to be doing as the weather starts warming up, but having one less thing to worry about makes every season more pleasant. We know you don’t want to imagine it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at Ackerman Heating & Air Conditioning in Colfax is ready to help keep your home comfortable year-round. Give the team a call at 509-397-3622 or, if it’s easier for you, set up an appointment with us using our online scheduler.