Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially in sight with the weather warming up in Rapid City you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you turn off your furnace and forget about it for another year, you’ll want to get it primed for its annual hibernation. There are a few 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 day has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, review your warranty. Most warranties require annual service and maintenance in order to maintain the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the pros at Street Heating & Sheet Metal Inc will gladly help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the best time to schedule your regular furnace service in Rapid City. Any concerns can be addressed and solved before the time 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 operating as they should. Change Your Filters We probably sound like a broken record, but changing your air filters is one of the most simple and most important 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 assists in extending the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you are thinking of doing as the weather warms up, but having one less thing to worry about makes every season more enjoyable. We know you don’t want to imagine it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be equipped for it. Our team at Street Heating & Sheet Metal Inc in Rapid City is ready to help keep your home comfortable year-round. Give the team a call at 605-342-5107 or, if it’s easier for you, set up an appointment with us using our online scheduler.