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How to Get Better Heating this Winter

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So maybe you’re one of those homeowners here in Oregon City, OR who wants a little more from their heater. We know the feeling—maybe you’re struggling to get the heating service that you really want. You know that this gets old even after just a few weeks. You have to layer on blanket on blanket onto your bed and then wrap up in extra outerwear while you’re at home just to cope.

If you want to make sure that you get the service you need, make sure that you call us for your heater repair in Oregon City, OR. We’re the team of professionals that can give you the service that you need.

A Few Helpful Heating Tips

You might think that your heating is stuck exactly where it is but trust us when we say that it’s important to keep just a few things in mind when you’re running your heater this winter. Just a few simple tips from our professionals can help you get better service that lightens the load on your wallet and keeps you warm with ease.

Consider these tips this winter:

Run Your Thermostat the Right Way

The number one issue that we see with homeowners is individuals turning their thermostat unit up way too high. We know that it might seem like turning up the thermostat in your home can help your home heat up way faster, but this just isn’t the case. A heating system requires a certain level of patience. Don’t run your unit into the ground—use it responsibly.

Change Your Filter

We don’t recommend a lot of DIY work for our customers, but this is one thing that you can do all on your own for your heater. It’s important to stay on top of your heater when it counts. Changing out the furnace filter is the best way to improve your heater’s performance throughout winter and avoid a nasty domino effect of heating upsets.

Seal Up Those Leaks

A poorly insulated home isn’t a warm home—plain and simple. You want to make sure that your insulation your doors, windows, and seal up any opportunities for energy leaks in your home. Make sure that you schedule an appointment with us if you down know where to start. We’ll help you pinpoint points of weakness and patch them up in no time.

Consider a Thermostat Upgrade

If everything seems to be fine with your heater but you just can’t seem to get the heating you want, then it’s time to take a closer look at your thermostat. A Smart or Wi-Fi thermostat can help you get the control and energy-efficient you need to make all the difference in your home.

Keep a Healthy Distance

Take a moment to circle back to your furnace unit. Make sure that you don’t have anything too close to your furnace blocking its way. The same goes for your registers. Clear anything sitting in front of them. You don’t want low airflow—it’s only going to impede your home comfort.

Contact our professionals today for the work you need. Keeping Homes Comfortable in All Seasons.

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