Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially in sight with the weather warming up in West Columbia you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you turn off your furnace and stop thinking about it for another year, you’ll want to get it ready for its annual hibernation. There are a number of things you can do now to ready your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was awhile where it seemed 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. A number of warranties require yearly service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the pros at Tri City Fuel & Heating Co., Inc. will certainly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the best time to schedule your annual furnace service in West Columbia. Any concerns can be addressed and solved before the moment comes to turn your system back on again for the season. You’ll be able to flip your switch to “heating” this fall and rest easy knowing that things will be functioning as they should. Change Your Filters We may sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the easiest and most important 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 like to 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 contemplate it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be prepared for it. Our team at Tri City Fuel & Heating Co., Inc. in West Columbia is ready to help keep your home comfortable year-round. Give the team a call at 803-796-9172 or, if it’s easier for you, book an appointment with us using our online scheduler.