When should you turn your furnace on for winter?

When should you turn your furnace on for winter?

Winter is just around the corner. Furnace Service in Elmhurst recommends that you check on your furnace so it is in working order when that day arrives. The first thing to do is to see if it starts. By turning on your thermostat a few degrees higher than the current temperature in the room, you should hear the furnace kick-in. Next, check your filter. It is easy to take out and clean or replace with a new one. This should be done every three months and with pets in the house, more often.

According to WHO, 18°C – 21°C. is the ideal indoor temperature range for winter heating. You may want to keep it closer to 21 degrees for maximum comfort for older adults and children. Save yourself some money on your next heating bill. A programmable thermostat utilizing various settings at different times of the day can save you a chunk on your heating bill. When no one is home all day, why waste power? Set the thermostat to come on a short time before you return home. This way, you save energy all day but arrive home to a toasty home. The same goes for when your family is sleeping at night. The cost savings of using your thermostat correctly can save up to 23 percent on your heating and cooling budget.

Just like most things, your furnace should have a yearly maintenance check. An annual tune-up will prevent any surprises from your furnace during the months you most need it. Our experienced technicians can perform a thorough maintenance inspection of your furnace and repair it if required. With Elmhurst Furnace Service behind you, you can expect a trouble-free winter.

All of our technicians are licensed and bonded, so you do not have to worry about having a stranger in your house. Our company is also educated on the most current and up-to-date furnaces available on the market and are trained in new installation methods using state of the art equipment.

We can provide the peace of mind you want for your family for a peaceful, warm winter. Elmhurst Furnace Repair is known throughout Illinois for its customer service and responsive emergency services. Please call us and talk to representatives about how we can help you with your furnace needs today.

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