Posted: October 21, 2023 at 9:15 am
By: Lakes Region HVAC
In the Northeast, cold winters and generous snowfall are constants we can rely on. As we look ahead to the winter of 2023-2024, there is conflicting information about what to expect. El Niño predictions suggest a milder, wetter season, while the Farmer’s Almanac foresees “below-average temperatures and an abundance of snowstorms, sleet, ice, and rain” in New England during the coldest months of January and February. While nothing is certain, experience has taught us that harsh weather is inevitable at some point during the winter. With the promise of snow and freezing temperatures, it is essential to ensure that your HVAC system is prepared to keep your home warm and comfortable, no matter what lies ahead. So, the question is: how can you achieve that?
Begin by scheduling a comprehensive inspection and maintenance appointment with a licensed HVAC technician. A professional service will encompass an evaluation of your entire heating system, including indoor and outdoor units, ductwork, and your thermostat. Investing in this inspection ensures the early detection of potential issues, preventing costly breakdowns during the coldest part of the year. During the inspection, your technician will:
If your HVAC system includes a heat pump, the technician will test it to ensure effective warm air delivery.
Once professionals have inspected and tuned your system, you can take several straightforward steps to stay warm and maintain your HVAC system’s efficiency this winter:
Taking these proactive steps before the cold weather arrives can give you peace of mind and allow you to enjoy all that New Hampshire winters have to offer while staying warm and comfortable in your home.
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