Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season Posted March 31, 2015 The end of winter is officially on the horizon with the weather warming up in Excelsior Springs you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you turn off your furnace and forget about it until next year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are a number of things you can do now to prime your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was some time 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, check out your warranty. A number of warranties require regular service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the team at Colvin's Heating and Cooling will happily help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the best time to schedule your annual furnace service in Excelsior Springs. Any problems can be addressed and solved before the moment comes to turn your system back on again for the season. You’ll be able to flip your switch to “heating” this fall and rest easy knowing that things will be running as they should. Change Your Filters We most likely sound like a broken record, but changing your air filters is one of the most simple and most crucial things you can do for your HVAC system as a homeowner. A clean filter keeps your system running at peak efficiency, enhances your indoor air quality and works to extend the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you would like to be doing as the weather starts warming up, but having one less thing to worry about makes every season more pleasant. We know you don’t want to think about it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at Colvin's Heating and Cooling in Excelsior Springs is ready to help keep your home comfortable every season. Give the team a call at 816-379-3918.