Cooler days are on the way
Cooler days are on the way and as we prepare to say goodbye to those hot, stuffy days. AC Dave Heating & Air wants to give you some tips so you keep ahead of chillier weather before it gets here.
Here are just a handful of helpful things to do, to ensure you are prepared. If you can think of more ideas, please let us know. Your go-to tips for preparing for cooler days and chilly nights.
Stock up on firewood
Have your furnace checked
Winterize your EVAP
Keep a watchful eye on neighbors
Why is it important to stockpile wood?
Great question! Wood is a valuable heat resource; maintaining a sufficient firewood supply ensures that you have a reliable heat source during the colder months. A fireplace or wood-burning stove can provide warmth and comfort in case of power outages or issues with your heating system.
Wood is Cost-Effective
In addition, having a wood stove using firewood as a heating source can be more cost-effective compared to relying solely on electricity or gas. Also stockpiling wood, you can potentially save on heating bills, especially if you have access to free or inexpensive firewood.
In case of severe weather conditions or unexpected emergencies, having a woodstove and firewood readily available can be a lifesaver. Also, it provides a backup heating option and can help you stay warm until the situation improves.
Why should I have my Furnace Checked by a Licensed HVAC Technician?
Furnaces can develop issues over time. For example, gas leaks or faulty electrical connections, in the same way, can pose safety hazards. A professional inspection ensures that your furnace is operating safely. Minimizing the risk of carbon monoxide leaks or other potential dangers.
Preventative Steps I can take.
One of the best preventative steps one can take to ensure your furnace will work efficiently when you need it is to have your furnace regularly maintained by a licensed HVAC Technician.
Not only-but also regular maintenance helps identify and address minor issues before they turn into major problems.
Peace of Mind.
Knowing that your furnace has been professionally inspected and is in good working condition provides peace of mind. You can rest assured that your heating system is ready to keep you warm throughout the winter season. Therefore, don’t wait until the temperatures drop to discover that your furnace needs attention. Schedule a Maintenance check with AC Dave Heating & Air today, and beat the winter rush.
Why is it important to winterize my EVAP COOLER?
Prevent Freezing and damage:
During the winter, temperatures can drop below freezing. Due to water being left in the system, it can freeze and cause damage to the components of your EVAP COOLER. Winterizing involves draining the water, shutting off the water supply to prevent freezing, and potentially costly repairs.
Extend the lifespan
Properly winterizing your EVAP COOLER can help extend its lifespan. By further protecting it from freezing temperatures and potential damage. You ensure that it remains in good working condition for future use.
If you are unsure how to winterize your EVAP COOLER…
If you are unsure how to winterize your EVAP COOLER, it’s best to consult a professional. A licensed HVAC Technician who can guide you through the process or perform the winterization for you. Taking time to properly winterize your EVAP will help protect your investment and ensure its optimal performance in the long run.
Watch over the elderly in colder seasons.
Vulnerability to cold-related issues.
Furthermore, the elderly are more susceptible to cold-related health issues such as hypothermia and frostbite. They may have difficulty regulating their body temperature or may not be aware of the severity of the cold. By keeping an eye on them, you can ensure they are adequately dressed. As well as have a warm living environment, and are taking necessary precautions to stay safe.
Isolation and loneliness.
Winter can be a lonely and isolating time for the elderly, especially if they have limited mobility or are unable to leave their homes due to inclement weather. In addition to keeping an eye on them, you can provide companionship, offer assistance with errands or chores, or simply engage in conversation to combat feelings of isolation.
Remember, a simple act of kindness and regular check-ins can make a significant difference in the lives of the elderly during the winter season cooler weather is on the way. Let’s come together as a community and ensure their safety, comfort, and well-being.
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