Your furnace has gotten quite a workout so far this winter – chances are it’s been running almost continuously, especially during the record-cold temperatures early in the year.
That kind of workload also takes a toll on your furnace filters, which should be checked at least once a month during the heating season. If you haven’t checked your filter since before the holidays, it pays to look soon.
Here’s why: when an air filter clogs, it traps heated air before it has a chance to flow into your home, making your furnace work harder to do its job. Over time, this overwork will lead to:
The good news is you can avoid many of these problems simply by checking your furnace filter once a month during heating season. It takes less than five minutes to do, and replacement filters are generally fairly inexpensive.
See your owner’s manual to learn how to check your filter – if you have any problems, just call us.
Check your filter once a month to avoid unnecessary repairs and premature breakdowns. If your furnace (or boiler) isn’t working as well as you think it should, contact us today – we’ll figure out the problem so you stay safe and warm this winter.