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Here’s How to Get the Most From Your Heater This Winter

Nice blue cottage. With spruce, clouds, and snowAre your heating bills a little too high this winter? This is a common problem here in Texas. We don’t necessarily experience the coldest possible winters across the nation, but we do sometimes have quite cold temperatures here. When your heater is battling against these low temperatures to keep your home comfortable, it’s common to run into high bills.

Luckily, we can help you avoid these problems. When you need heater service in Freeport, TX then make sure you contact Switzerland Air. We work alongside all the best brands like Aprilaire and Daikin and all our technicians are NATE-certified and extensively trained. Make sure you choose our team.

Tips to Help You Save

When your heater is charging you a little too much, we have a few simple ways to help you easily save.

Pay Attention to Your Thermostat

When was the last time you really paid attention to your thermostat? If you haven’t given it a fleeting thought in a while, we’re encouraging you to think about it now. When you buy a heater, you understand that it’s not going to last you forever and that in a decade or so the technology of your current heater will be outdated. Do you think this same way about your thermostat? You should.

Your thermostat needs to be upgraded too. If you don’t have a smart thermostat in your home, then now is the time to get one. A smart thermostat will help you get the most from your heater because it learns how you like to heat your home and comes to sense your needs. A smart thermostat helps you heat your home more efficiently through more exact readings, Wi-Fi programming, and highlighted opportunities to save energy. Upgrading to a smart thermostat is a great first step to getting more from your heater.

Change the Air Filter

When was the last time you took note of the condition of your air filter? This is a major contributor to the efficacy of your heater that is completely in the control of the homeowner. At minimum, you should change or clean (depending on the type of air filter you have) every season. This simple step is one that will greatly improve the airflow. If you’re unsure about when to maintain your air filter or how to do it, contact our team here at Switzerland Air. Our technicians are always ready to educate homeowners.

Schedule Maintenance Services

You need to maintain your HVAC system biannually—once in fall to prepare for heating in the winter and once in spring to prepare for cooling in the summer. Maintenance services make or break your heater. If you neglect to have a professional come out and perform tune-ups when you need them, you’re only making your life harder by putting yourself at risk for a nasty system breakdown. We have a maintenance program here that you can enroll in to ensure that you always have these services performed at the best prices.

When you want to boost the performance of your heater, contact Switzerland Air today to schedule an appointment.

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