March Madness is heating up, and hopefully, your team is progressing through the brackets. If you’re planning a college basketball party, be sure your heating system is working so nothing distracts from your March Madness hoopla!
Your March Madness HVAC Checklist Should Include:
Check thermostat settings – Your HVAC service professional can help you set your thermostat to ensure you and your basketball-loving guests are comfortable during the big game as well as saving you money year round when you’re not at home.
Examine all electrical connections – This inspection is essential to safety and optimal performance of your heating and cooling system. An experienced professional technician will know how to measure voltage and current on motors as well as detect signs of faulty electrical connections that can be unsafe and reduce the life of HVAC system.
Lubricate moving parts – Part of keeping your March Madness crew comfortable and your heating and cooling system running great all year includes checking for non-lubricated parts that can create cause friction in motors. This friction increases energy usage and promotes unnecessary wear and tear.
Safety check on all connections, gas pressure, burner combustion and heat exchanger. When these elements of your heating system are not working properly, a fire hazard is a risk as well as serious health concerns – not to mention the possibility of a heating emergency taking place during your March Madness party. Party Foul!
There are some things you can do yourself to prepare your heating and cooling system for March Madness celebrations and beyond. One of the best things you can do is routinely inspect, clean and change your system’s air filters. Your HVAC service provider can work with you on which products to choose, the frequency of replacement and cleaning and even walk you through how to do it.
For over four decades the residents of Athens and the neighboring communities have counted on Stiles Heating & Cooling for the best in care for their heating and cooling systems. Our staff, from the front desk to our team of NATE-certified technicians, is obsessed with providing the best service and being a partner to you and your home for life. Rely on us for custom installations in your new or existing home as well as repairs and preventive maintenance plans to avoid emergencies that can ruin your fun and disrupt your comfortable lifestyle.
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