Preparing Your Furnace for the Off-season03/31/2015 The end of winter is officially in sight with the weather warming up in Beaverton you can feel spring just around the corner. Before you shut off your furnace and disregard it until the following year, you’ll want to get it primed for its annual hibernation. There are a number of 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 as though this day wouldn’t come, but the moment 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 annual service and maintenance in order to preserve the warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty, the experts at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. will happily help you. Service During the Off-Season Now is the ideal time to schedule your yearly furnace service in Beaverton. Any problems can be addressed and corrected 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 running as they should. Change Your Filters We may sound like a broken record, but switching out your air filters is one of the most simple and most important 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 works to extend the life of your HVAC system. We know there are other things you are thinking of doing as the weather warms up, but having one less thing to worry about makes every season more fun. We know you don’t want to imagine it getting cold again, but when it does, your furnace will be ready for it. Our team at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. in Beaverton is ready to help keep your home comfortable every season. Give us a call at 503-848-3838 or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler.