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5 Essential Heating Tips

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We know you’re doing your best to stay warm this winter, we’re going to push you to take things a little further though. There are some best practices that you can keep in mind this winter. Keeping these heating tips at the forefront of your mind is going to help you keep your home warm, keep your bills low, and keep your heater in amazing shape too.

If you ever notice that you need more heating care for your home, you can come to us for your heating in Cedar Rapids, IA. We’re the professionals you want around when you’re looking for quality service. Get in touch with us today for your next heating system service.

Keep These Heating Tips in Mind

Always keep these tips in mind when it comes to your home’s heater:

1.      Pick a Reasonable Setting

You need to pick a reasonable setting on your thermostat. We know what it’s like to walk into a cold home. You want to run over to your thermostat and dial it up to the highest setting possible.

While we understand this line of reasoning, we don’t want you to fall victim to the downfalls of the operation. You’re never going to make your heater work faster by doing this. Instead, you’re actually going to run your heater into the ground.

2.      Upgrade Your Thermostat

Do you need a new thermostat? If you’ve had your home’s current thermostat for more than 10 years, then it’s definitely time for you to upgrade. You need to switch over to a smart or Wi-Fi thermostat. These are the best units to get quality heating for an affordable price.

3.      Know When You Need More

You need to know when your home needs a little more. If you’re constantly struggling with your home’s heating, then it’s time to call us up. If your heating could use a little more power this winter and it struggled last winter, then you’re eligible for deeper heating work. Have our professionals come out to your home. We’ll help you determine if you need heating repair or heating replacement.

4.      Change Your Filter

You need to change your heaters filter at least once a season. This means that during the heating season, you should change your home’s filter once during the fall and once during the winter.

Changing your filter is the best way to ensure that your heater is ready for everything is needs to do this winter. We’ll help you keep your heater in great shape.

5.      Insulate, Insulate, Insulate

You need to insulate your home. You’re never going to heat your home properly without the proper insulation. If your home doesn’t have the right insulation, you’re going to heat your home and watch this heat fly right out the window.

Don’t know where to start with your insulation? You should start with a call to us. We can pinpoint the spots of your home that have drafts coming through. We’re going to help you get better insulation.

Call Schaal Easter Iowa today if you need further heating help. Iowa’s Most Trusted Heating and Cooling Company.

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