Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially within reach with the weather warming up in Scottsboro you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you turn off your furnace and stop thinking about it until next year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are some things you can do now to prime 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 time has finally arrived for you to flip the switch on your thermostat from heating to cooling. Before you set it and forget it, look through your warranty. A number of warranties require yearly service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the team at Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. will happily help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the perfect time to schedule your annual furnace service in Scottsboro. Any concerns can be addressed and fixed before the time 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 operating as they should. Change Your Filters We may sound like a broken record, but replacing your air filters is one of the painless 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 assists in extending the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you would rather be 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 prepared for it. Our team at Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. in Scottsboro is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give the team a call at 256-574-1300 or, if it’s easier for you, book an appointment with us using our online scheduler.