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It’s officially fall! While it’s hard to believe that summer has come and gone, we are moving into the fall season and it is more important than ever to ensure that your heating system is working efficiently and will be able to carry you through the chilly autumn and winter months.

We have been lucky to have some pretty mild weather so far this month, when we’d often already been seeing strong gusts and chilly mornings and evenings, but heating season is right around the corner and we want to make sure that all of our clients will be comfortable over the next several months in their home. Here are a few of our top tips for maintaining your heating system.

Schedule maintenance: It’s important to have your system maintained at least once a year. While summer and winter tend to be our busiest seasons now is the time to schedule maintenance for your heating system.

Make necessary repairs: Following regular maintenance, there may be repairs to your system that need to be made in order to keep your system running in tiptop shape. While repairs can be a financial investment, it is far less costly to take care of small repairs than dealing with problems once they become catastrophic.

Change air filters: Air filters should be cleaned or replaced between each season, and doing so can help to keep your system running efficiently. If you have not already done so for the fall season, go ahead and change your air filter to ensure that warm air can easily flow throughout your home and to improve the indoor air quality of your house.

Replace faulty systems: When properly maintained, your heating system should last for years, but eventually it will need to be replaced. If your home still has its original heating system, or if you have noticed efficiency slowly decreasing over the past few winter seasons, it is likely time to invest in a replacement. Our team of HVAC professionals can help you to decide on a unit that is perfect for your home and lifestyle and work to have it installed before the start of the winter season.

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39 Responses to “How to Best Maintain Your Heating System”

  1. Tiffany Locke

    Your advice to have maintenance scheduled for at least once a year and to make any necessary repairs for problems that were discovered is a great idea. Properly caring for your heating system would probably be important to ensure it works as efficiently as possible and to have it last longer. Choosing the right professional would probably be important to ensure they provide high-quality maintenance and you’re comfortable around them so that you’ll want to hire them next year.

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  2. Mark Simon

    Agreed, When your heating system is operating on a daily basis, your filters can become quickly clogged. To maintain your heating system, it is a great idea to change your filters on a monthly basis.

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  3. Marcus

    Thank you for mentioning how you should schedule maintenance on your heating system at least once a year. It is important to remember that taking the time to understand this can help you maintain your heater so it lasts and provides the temperature you need. I understand that taking the time to read online reviews can also help you find the best contractor that can work on systems like yours.

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  4. Taylor Bishop

    I just wanted to thank you for going over some maintenance tips to take care of a heating company. It’s good to know that the system will need to have a maintenance check every year. I’m interested to learn if there is an ideal time to get this checked, like if a fall is the best time or something like that.

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  5. Elsa Anderson

    I was planning to have a heating system installed in our new estate since we’re moving to a colder area soon. Additionally, having a heater would be quite a cozy way to stay in the home at times. I liked that you mentioned how it’s maintenance is only needed annually and its busiest seasons would be in winter and summers. That means it’s not a heavy burden to have when it comes to maintaining it, especially during spring and fall. I’ll have a contractor at the ready then for when we have a heating system to be installed. Thanks!

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  6. Kayla

    I didn’t know that we need to change air filters. Our heating systems are not working properly. My husband suggested replacing our heating systems and shared this article with me. It says that we are to replace faulty systems when the efficiency is slowly decreasing.

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  7. Vivian Black

    Thanks for sharing some tips on how to best maintain one’s heating system! My fiance and I are just about to purchase a heating unit for our home since it’s getting kind of colder than we expected. Knowing how to properly keep it maintained would surely be beneficial in keeping it working for a longer length of time. Hopefully, we’ll be able to find a contractor that isn’t too busy yet to have ours installed by next week.

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  8. Kevin Lemar

    I agree that this is the best time people need to get their systems checked. Thanks for the valuable information. This will definitely help more readers and specially home owners to decide when they should carry put their heating system maintenance or whether have them replaced for good.

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  9. Ashley Turns

    My husband and I are planning on getting a new heating system and we are wondering how we can best take care of it. So thanks for letting us know that we should have it regularly maintained and repaired to keep it in tiptop shape. We will definitely make sure to have a heating service come by regularly to keep our system maintained.

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  10. Hannah Schroeder

    I appreciate you talking about how all heating systems will need to be replaced eventually. I’ve been living in my parents’ house now that they’ve passed away, and I don’t think the furnace has been worked on in a few decades. I might have to call a heating contractor and have them replace the faulty systems so the house can be warmed properly.

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  11. Larry Weaver

    Thanks for the idea to schedule maintenance and have a system maintained at least once a year. I am in the need of induction heater repair, and so after the repair, I’ll be sure to get regular maintenance. Changing the air filters for my heating unit will also be something I’ll try to actively do more than what I’ve done in the past to keep my unit running longer.

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  12. Jeremy Thompson

    The part that you mentioned about the importance of a yearly maintenance of one’s unit would be very helpful. My wife and I had recently decided that it’s time to purchase a heating system for our newest abode and having it well maintained for optimal output will be our priority. That is why I’ll be sure to locate the perfect HVAC contractor to help with our heating system maintenance and installation. Thanks!

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  13. Hannah Neilson

    I agree that you want to get regular repairs to your HVAC system. It would be good to do this so that it is running well for years to come. When you do get these repairs, you would want to find an experienced professional to help out.

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  14. Kenneth Gladman

    I like that you mentioned doing all you can yourself to keep your machine running smoothly, including changing the air filter when necessary. This is something easy to do and remember. It is a good idea to set a reminder on your calendar or phone to help.

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  15. Jorge McMillan

    My wife and I have made a big move from our college apartment to a nice home. It’s been nice, but now that we don’t have an apartment maintenance crew to come fix things like our heater and fridge, we are in the process of trying to figure out how to take care of those things ourselves. Since the weather is very cold right now, our heater is very first. Since it’s a new house and a new heater, I think I’m going to start with the tip the article suggested and start scheduling regular appointments to have a professional come out and take a look at it. This was a very helpful article, thank you so much for sharing it.

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  16. Ruby Penrod

    Thank you for mentioning that air filters should be cleaned or replaced between seasons. We moved to a new state and are currently looking for someone to service our heater and AC. Thank you for the tips on heating system maintenance.

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  17. Roger Middleton

    My home has been really cold lately and we’re thinking that we might need to have a new heating unit installed. I liked that you had mentioned that it can be important to replace faulty systems to avoid inefficiency in energy used. We’ll have to start looking around for a company that can handle a heating installation.

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  18. Kyle Wayne

    I thought it was interesting that you talked about how taking care of problems quickly is far less costly than dealing with a problem once they become catastrophic. My younger brother just moved and is looking to get a heating system repair. I think I will talk to him about hiring a professional he can rely on so he can avoid catastrophic problems in the future.

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  19. Amanda Drew

    I have recently moved into a new home, but it was built in the 1980s, and I think that the HVAC system is from that time. So, for one thing, the heater isn’t working as well as I would like because the house is always cold. I think that it’s good that you point out that repairs can be a sort of financial investment if you take care of them before they get too big. I guess that I’ll just need to find someone who could repair my heater now and get me started on a maintenance schedule.

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  20. Ridley Fitzgerald

    I appreciate your tips for finding a good HVAC contractor. Our heating system has been blowing cold air recently, and we can’t have that. Getting the system maintained once a year, like you said, would probably help with that.

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  21. Bethany Birchridge

    I liked that you said to have a professional come and check your heater once a year. This last November, our heater broke and it was so cold. I think these tips could really keep it from breaking down again.

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  22. Jordan

    I’ve been needing to get a new heating system. I’m glad you talked about how you should schedule maintenance with a heating system service. I’m going to have to look for a good heating system service in our area that can help me!

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  23. Gary Puntman

    I agree that you should change your air filters regularly. I have noticed that this helps my heater work more effectively, like you said. This is important in the summer months as well. It will help your home keep cooler.

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  24. Bethel Smith

    We are finally leaving winter and our heater has done a great job up until now. The heat circulation takes a lot longer than it used to. I will be sure to follow your suggestion and check our air filters and see if there are any faulty systems. This could be a reason as to why it’s struggling now. If that doesn’t work, I’ll be sure to call a professional to come take a look.

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  25. Joy Butler

    Am not well versed with HVAC, so every time I notice that there’s a poor air flow, I will just check if there’s any object that blocking the air passing in my unit, and that’s all. If there would come a time that I can not fix it anymore, I guess, the option of getting it service is all I really need! You are right, an scheduled maintenance will help to maximize its performance.

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  26. James Anderson

    It totally makes sense when you mentioned that now is the time to schedule the repair and maintenance of one’s heating system, as summer and winter tends to be the busiest seasons for most people. It looks like my heating system isn’t working smoothly like it was. To avoid getting it broken in the middle of summer, I’ll be getting in touch with an HVAC contractor now.

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  27. Siaosi Kulihaapai

    Thank you for sharing a few tips on how to best maintain your heating system to avoid unexpected failure by the time we need it. Changing the air filters each season makes a good idea to ensure that the engine is running efficiently and that the warm air is circulating well indoors. I don’t want to end up paying for high energy bills for a heating system that barely moderates my home temperature so knowing when to replace the filters makes a good start. I’ll certainly keep this mind when I buy one for my recently bought unit!

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  28. Gerty Gift

    I’ve been trying to figure out how we can keep our heating system going for as long as possible. I liked that you mentioned that it’s important to have maintenance done at least once a year. I’ll be sure to have our heating system checked around fall.

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  29. Jenna Hunter

    I didn’t know that you should get maintenance on your heating every year. My family hasn’t been doing that recently and so now we need repairs on our HVAC. After we get the repairs we will have to make sure to schedule regular maintenance to keep it performing well.

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  30. Aleshire Mueller

    It has been a while since we got our very own heating system. Since having one is fairly new to us, I want to be sure that I do whatever I can to maintain it. That is why I liked your tip about scheduling an annual maintenance and ensure that it keeps running properly. I will share this with my parents. Thank you!

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  31. Burt Silver

    I like what you said about scheduling maintenance. It would be a good idea for me to do that because I don’t remember the last time I had a maintenance guy come work on our AC. It hasn’t been operating properly and getting someone in here to take care of it the right way would be great. I’ll have to get in touch with a professional soon.

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  32. Millie Hue

    It’s great that you emphasized the importance of having an annual maintenance for the heating system, and it’s best to do it after the summer and winter season since those times are busy. With that in mind, I’ll be looking for a contractor to work on our unit while it is still spring. We haven’t noticed anything wrong with our heating system yet, but it wouldn’t hurt to be prepared especially that the summer season is just around the corner. Thanks!

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  33. Lilia Robberts

    I just moved into a new house and the heating and cooling system is not working at all. I wish that they had followed the advice of taking care of maintenance repairs and doing simple things like changing the air filters. Right now I need to find the perfect heating and cooling system. It is very important to me that I find something that helps the temperature stay perfect all year round.

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  34. Ashley Maxwell

    Thanks for mentioning how an HVAC contractor should perform maintenance to the units annually. I also like how you said that they should make repairs when it just starts to break so that the costs don’t add up too excessively. My husband and I are looking for HVAC contractors to repair our heating unit.

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  35. Heidi Bookenstock

    Last winter my heater broke down during the coldest part of the year. I really like to make sure that that doesn’t happen again, so I’m looking for some maintenance tips. I never thought to change the air filters to ensure that warm air can flow easily through the house.

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  36. Amanda Drew

    Thanks for pointing out that your air filters should be replaced each season and that it can help your system run effectively. My home is having a problem right now in that my heater keeps on having this knocking sound come out of it. I don’t know if it’s because I haven’t changed the filter that often, but I should probably get someone to come and look at it.

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  37. Mark Murphy

    I really appreciate your tip to change your air filter to make sure that the air is flowing constantly. My wife and I recently moved into a new house with our baby, and my wife wants to make sure that our baby is breathing in clean air. I will be sure to tell my wife that we should stay on top of our air filter!

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  38. Tim Yaotome

    It’s awesome that you talked about making sure to change the air filters in a heating system when its already fall. If I was a business owner with a heating system, I should save the contact details of the company who installed the heating system. That way, I would be able to call them immediately in case the system needs repairs or has defects.

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  39. Dino Violante

    It got me when you said that replacing the filter of the heater every season is beneficial if I want it to continue working at its optimal level. I will keep this in mind since I will be having a heating unit installed in the house for the very first time. It is important for me to know how it works and how to maintain it because I do not want it to break immediately. The filter thing got me because that I am doing the same to the AC unit. Thanks!

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