It’s almost that time of year when your hats, gloves, and scarves are going to be put to good use. No one can control the outside weather, but what you can control is the temperature inside your own home. It’s important to heat your home to stay warm and comfortable during the winter months. Avoid costly problems and future headaches by keeping a lookout for these common cold weather problems.
As the temperature drops, plumbing issues can arise during the cold months. If the temperature drastically drops that may run the risk of a pipe bursting. Pipe bursting occurs due to pipes freezing over time with the water that is inside of them. To keep pipes from bursting in the home you can let the hot water run through the pipe to avoid it freezing up. Letting water drip from the faucet can also help to avoid pipes from freezing.
HVAC systems last a very long time, between 10 to 20 years. That extent of time can cause people to forget about whether their heaters are still in good condition. As the heating system in your home gets closer to the end of its lifespan, problems can occur. It’s important to have the heating system in your home properly inspected before the weather drops. Make sure your heater is ready for another winter by scheduling a heating tune-up.
Your heating system needs to be maintained and cleaned throughout the year. In order for your furnace to run smoothly, it needs to be turning into a clean filter to ensure the right amount of heat is circulating through your home properly. As long as you maintain your heating system frequently then your home will be set the for the cold winter months. Have questions about heating services? Just call Infinity and ask for help in getting your home prepared for a happy warm winter.
When you’re ready to get your home winter-ready, call Infinity HVAC. Our Trane-authorized, Nate-certified, heat contractors know what it takes to keep your heating unit running efficiently and home cozy all year long. Call 901-837-7960 today or request a free estimate online! Already have a heating unit? Learn more about routine maintenance and heating repair in Millington, TN to keep your unit in tip-top shape!