Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially within reach with the weather warming up in the Upper Rio Grande Valley you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you switch off your furnace and forget about it for another year, you’ll want to get it prepped for its annual hibernation. There are some things you can do now to prep your system so it’s ready to go next season. Flipping the Switch There was awhile where it felt like 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. A number of warranties require annual service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the experts at Cytech Heating & Cooling will happily help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the perfect time to schedule your regular furnace service in the Upper Rio Grande Valley. Any troubles can be addressed and solved before the moment 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 functioning as they should. Change Your Filters We may sound like a broken record, but changing your air filters is one of the most simple and most essential 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 helps extend the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you are thinking of doing as the weather begins to warm up, but having one less thing to think about makes every season more fun. We know you don’t want to contemplate it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be prepared for it. Our team at Cytech Heating & Cooling in the Upper Rio Grande Valley is ready to help keep your home comfortable all year. Give us a call at 956-630-3522 or, if it’s easier for you, book an appointment with us using our online scheduler.