Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially within reach with the weather warming up in Springfield you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you turn off your furnace and forget about it until the following year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are a few things you can do now to ready your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was a period where it felt like 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. Most warranties require yearly service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the experts at Bormida Mechanical Services Inc will gladly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the ideal time to schedule your regular furnace service in Springfield. Any problems can be addressed and fixed before the moment 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 probably sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the painless 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 helps 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 stress 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 Bormida Mechanical Services Inc in Springfield is ready to help keep your home comfortable year-round. Give the team a call at 217-210-2662 or, if it’s easier for you, book an appointment with us using our online scheduler.