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How to Keep Your Furnace Safe

Furnaces are the most common heating system in Salt Lake City, in Utah, and across the country. This is because furnaces are reliable, efficient, and familiar. Not many people talk about this last point, but we understand the comfort that comes with choosing a heating system that you’ve probably grown up using. But what happens when the comfort of a furnace falls to the wayside due to repair issues?

Your first step should always be to schedule an appointment for furnace repair in Salt Lake City, UT. Furnaces are always something that should be handled with the care of a professional. You need professional service to keep your home safe.

Tips to Keep Your Furnace in Shape

Here are a few ways that you can help your furnace along:

Change the Furnace Filter

You should change your home’s furnace filter at least once a season. If you’re not doing this, you’re definitely not getting the furnace service that’s right for you.

Changing your filter is what primes your heater for proper service. We really like to drive the importance of this home because it’s something that you can do as a homeowner. We don’t really suggest that you do much without a professional, but this is something that is completely within your reach. You can find new filters at your local hardware store.

Schedule a Maintenance Appointment

You should schedule an appointment for maintenance once a year for each system. If you’re like the average person, this means that you need to schedule an appointment for your heating system and for your air conditioning system. Maintenance keeps your home’s heater and air conditioner up to par.

We’re speaking about furnaces in particular on this blog today so we’ll get into it—maintenance keeps your furnace from emitting carbon monoxide. Neglected furnaces can negatively impact your home health and your personal health. You don’t want to risk this.

Clear Up Your Home

Did you know that the layout of your home can actually affect how your heater runs? This is why it’s important to keep everything as clean and clear as possible. Clearing a space for your vents is important. If you’ve moved furniture in front of them throughout the year, then take this as your sign to move it. It makes your heater’s job much easier.

Keep Your IAQ High

Your home’s heating and indoor air quality systems go together and work together. If you don’t have an indoor air quality system working in your home, then the chances are pretty high that you’re not getting the heating service that’s really going to help your home.

We work with a variety of indoor air quality systems including air purifiers, air filters, humidifiers, and even duct services too. We know that the world of indoor air quality can be a little confusing if this is your first time stepping into the arena, we’re going to help you find exactly what’s right for your home.

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

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