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How to Help Your Heating

hand drawing check box on a white backgroundIt’s cold, you’re heating up the hot cocoa, and you’re layering up out there. You need to make sure that your heater can last throughout the winter season. If you’d like to perfect your HVAC in Ogden, UT, you need to make sure that you keep these heating tips in mind.

These tips are the difference between you having okay heating and having great heating this season. We want you to stay warm out there. Yes, we’re here to provide you with repair and replacement work this season, but we also want to provide you with quality tips too. We know how to help you help your heating. Just make sure that you’re always relying on professionals for the work you’re looking for.

Remember These Tips!

Keep these tips in mind this winter:

1. Change Out Your Heater’s Filter

Your heater has a filter, and you should be switching it out at least once a season. During the heating season this means that you need to change the filter once in the fall and once in the winter. Changing out this filter is how you can prepare your home’s heater for the work it has ahead. This is something simple you can do all on your own.

2. Schedule an Appointment for Maintenance

You need to schedule an appointment for maintenance services once every fall. You can still call us up if you missed out this fall. Maintenance is a foolproof way to help you keep your heater in amazing shape. You’ll save time, money, and energy.

3. Upgrade Your Thermostat

If you’ve had the same thermostat for more than a decade, then it means you need to upgrade. Don’t settle for something that’s merely digital. You need to upgrade to smart or Wi-Fi for better heating quality and better heating prices.

4. Clear Out Your Home

Make sure that your home’s furniture isn’t blocking any of your vents. Homeowners have a bad habit of moving around their furniture during fall and spring when they need their HVAC systems less. Don’t fall into this trap. Move around your furniture for the best airflow.

5. Seal Up Your Home

Is your home lacking insulation? You might notice that it is if you feel drafts moving through your home with no real source. You’ve got some cracking and gapping somewhere and it’s hurting the heating quality of your home.

6. Open Up Your Curtains

You need to open up your curtains and blinds during the day. Letting in the natural light from outdoors is going to help you out this winter. It naturally raises the temperature of your home, helps you spend less time heating, and it helps you spend less money heating too.

7. Add a Humidifier

Are you having trouble getting your home warm when it counts? You might want to add a humidifier to the mix. Humidifiers add a much-needed level of water vapor to your home. This is probably what you’re missing if you feel as though you need to run your heater for hours on end to stay warm.

Contact Rentmeister Total Home Service today to schedule an appointment with our team members.

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