Furnace Care – To Help Keep Your Family Safe and Comfortable This Winter
Just as you would perform a vehicle safety check for a long road trip, you should check your furnace to ensure it will make it through the long stretch of winter. Here are a few tips, brought to you by Reliance Home Comfort, which will help keep your family safe and comfortable this winter.
- Keep the furnace area free from dust, rags, paint, and chemicals.
- Examine it for corrosion or leakage.
- Check furnace filters and replace them every two months.
- Keep warm air outlets clear of carpets and debris.
- Clean your chimney or flue after heavy snowfalls.
It is critical to have your furnace inspected by a certified heating contractor who is registered by Technical Standards and Safety Authority. This will help you to maintain peak furnace efficiency and protect your family from the dangers of carbon monoxide.
Over time, your furnace can overheat, its motor can burn out and dirt can get trapped in the blower causing electrical and mechanical breakdowns. Only an experienced technician can diagnose and address gas leaks and/or poisonous emissions so it’s important you get the right professional for the job.
Reliance is the destination of choice for Canadians seeking warmth in the winter, cool air in the summer and an endless supply of hot water. We provide retail sale, rental, service and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment to more than 1.6 million customers.
To book an inspection, or learn more, visit www.reliancehomecomfort.com or call (866) RELIANCE (735-4262).