3 Ways to Make Sure Your Furnace is Ready for Fall

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There are likely some things you do to get yourself prepared for fall in Hattiesburg, like get your sweaters out of storage and think through your Instagram-worthy pumpkin carving. There are a couple things you may forget about while doing your fall prep – like your furnace. We’re about to say goodbye to air conditioner weather and we’re diving into furnace season. Along with your annual furnace service from Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning, we have three tips that can help keep you comfy and get your furnace ready for its busy season.

  1. Check and Change Your Air Filter
    This is simple advice for every season in Hattiesburg. Before you make that switch from “cool” to “heat,” go switch out your filter from filthy to clean. A dusty filter means your furnace has to work harder to keep you warm which can negatively affect your comfort and mean higher bills.
  2. Unblock Heating Vents and Registers
    As you’ve relocated furniture or brought more into the house, make sure you haven’t blocked any of your heating vents. A blocked vent has the chance to increase your utility expenses.
  3. Schedule Annual Furnace Service
    Fall is the best time in Hattiesburg to get your furnace checked out by one of our professional technicians. We will do a thorough inspection of your unit and ensure it will be in good working order for the approaching winter months in Hattiesburg. Routine furnace service can help you get the most out of your furnace’s performance, and can also affect the life of your system. Not to mention that a large percentage of the emergency calls in the winter are attributed to a lack of maintenance.

We want you to enjoy every portion of the season in comfort. If you have any questions for us about getting your home ready for fall or need to set up your routine furnace service give the professionals at Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 601-292-9763.

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