With winter in full swing, you want to know that your Hudson Valley home has a heating system you can count on. Do you know your home heating basics? For starters, what is a furnace? And is yours ready to keep you and your family cozy and warm this winter?
A furnace is a forced air system. Furnaces burn a fuel like heating oil to heat air that a blower fan then pushes through your home through a duct system that leads to vents.
Proper maintenance is an important part of keeping your furnace working as efficiently as possible and for as long as possible. One piece of furnace maintenance is replacing the filter. How often you should replace your furnace filter depends on how thick it is.
Here are the general guidelines for changing filters based on their thickness:
Are you wondering whether your furnace will make it through the winter or it’s time for an upgrade? Here are a few questions to ask yourself:
If you’re still not sure whether it’s time to replace your furnace, contact the experts at Bottini Fuel to schedule a comprehensive evaluation of your heating system.
Whether your furnace needs maintenance or repairs or it’s time for an upgrade, Bottini Fuel can help. We perform furnace maintenance, furnace repair, and furnace installation in New York’s Hudson Valley. And we do everything with our trademark professional, reliable, and speedy service.
Bottini Fuel has over 70 years of experience keeping our customers comfortable and safe in their homes. And with locations serving New York’s Hudson Valley as well as parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, we’re here for you.
Contact us today to learn more or to schedule an evaluation visit for your heating system.