1. Change the air filter:
Regularly changing or cleaning the air filter can help ensure proper airflow and reduce stress on the system.
2. Clean furnace components:
Vacuum and wipe down all internal components to keep them clean and free of debris which could cause problems with your system’s efficiency.
3. Check for any visible signs of wear and tear:
Check for any cracks, loose wires, or other damage that could be a sign of an issue that needs to be fixed before further use.
4. Lubricate moving parts:
Ensure that all parts are properly lubricated to prevent friction from causing potential issues with performance or safety risks.
5. Inspect electrical connections:
Make sure all wires and connectors are connected properly and securely to avoid any potential problems.
6. Check the thermostat:
Make sure that the thermostat is set correctly for your home’s heating needs to increase comfort levels and reduce energy costs.
7. Monitor air pressure:
Regularly check for changes in air pressure which can indicate blockages or other issues with airflow that need to be addressed.
8. Inspect heat exchanger:
Carefully inspect the heat exchanger for signs of corrosion which could cause dangerous gasses to escape into the atmosphere inside your home.