In addition to making resolutions and plans, the New Year ushers in chilly temperatures in much of the country. A heating system that is working well is essential to the comfort and health of homeowners.
If you haven’t done so, it’s a good idea to have the heating system inspected to ensure everything is working smoothly. While this is best handled prior to winter’s arrival, in the midst of the holiday hustle, it can be easy to forget about home maintenance.
The National Fire Protection Association says that half of all home-heating fires in the U.S. occur in December, January and February. Failure to clean equipment, primarily creosote from solid-fueled heating equipment and chimneys, is a leading cause of home-heating fires. Read More