Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially in sight with the weather warming up in Portland Metro you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you switch off your furnace and stop thinking about it until the following year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are a number of things you can do now to ready your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was awhile where it felt like this day wouldn’t come, but the time has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, check out your warranty. A number of warranties require annual service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the experts at Central Air Inc will happily help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the best time to schedule your yearly furnace service in Portland Metro. Any problems can be addressed and corrected 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 changing 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 operating at peak efficiency, boosts your indoor air quality and helps extend the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you would like to be doing as the weather warms up, but having one less thing to think about makes every season more fun. We know you don’t want to think about it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be prepared for it. Our team at Central Air Inc in Portland Metro is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give the experts a call at 503-656-1908 or, if it’s easier for you, book an appointment with us using our online scheduler.