Washington DC Heating Tips: Using Your Furnace Efficiently

No matter how highly rated for energy efficiency your furnace may be, unless paired with an equally efficient heating system, including ductwork, it will not heat your home effectively. Using your Washington, DC furnace efficiently is where the Service Doctors come in. We help you to make the necessary repairs and routine service necessary to a comfortable and warm home. For more information about how you can use your furnace more efficiently, call us today.

Below are some heating tips to help you operate your furnace more efficiently and effectively.

  • Schedule a preventive maintenance plan. Your Washington DC furnace specialist offers a comprehensive, multi-point inspection and cleaning plan. It is the best way to prevent many major repairs as well as ensure the longevity of your heating system. Our technicians at Service Doctors will look over your entire furnace system, looking for any worn parts for replacement as well as cleaning and lubricating your equipment. Professional maintenance helps to cut heating costs.
  • Clean or replace your air filters. Cleaning or replacing your air filters is the easiest way to make sure your system airflow is optimized. While they are intended to block debris and particle from entering into your indoor air, filters that become clogged can be counter-productive.
  • Seal your ductwork. Your furnace works by blowing hot air throughout your home via extensive ductwork. If there are leaks along these passages, that can impact the level of heating effectiveness. It can also place increased pressure on other parts of your system to work harder. If you notice a drop in your heating temperature or a spike in your fuel bill, sealing your ductwork can go a long way to ensuring that your system is using energy efficiently.

Only a qualified furnace technician should perform repairs on your furnace. In Washington, DC, call Service Doctors. We offer comprehensive furnace repair and maintenance services to help you make sure your home heating system is working correctly.

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