Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially within reach with the weather warming up in Middletown you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you shut off your furnace and disregard it until the following year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are some things you can do now to prime your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was a period where it felt as though this day wouldn’t come, but the moment has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, review your warranty. Most warranties require annual service and maintenance in order to uphold the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the team at Schagrin Gas Company will gladly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the best time to schedule your annual furnace service in Middletown. Any troubles can be addressed and solved 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 functioning as they should. Change Your Filters We most likely sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the easiest and most essential things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system functioning at peak efficiency, mproves your indoor air quality and works to extend the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you are thinking of doing as the weather warms up, but having one less thing to stress about makes every season more fun. We know you don’t want to imagine it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be prepared for it. Our team at Schagrin Gas Company in Middletown is ready to help keep your home comfortable every season. Give the experts a call at 302-658-2000 or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.