Keeping warm under a blanket when the heat is out

What to Do When the Heat Goes Out in Groves Prior to Furnace Repair

It’s the coldest night of the month and you lay in bed shivering. The furnace has yet to turn on. You dread the notion of getting out of your blankets and setting up a furnace repair. Before you find yourself living this awful scenario, there are a few things you can do to evade and prepare for such a situation.

Before Your Furnace Goes Out

  • Schedule Furnace Service
    Yearly furnace service and inspection gives your technician the opportunity to address any minor problems before they become a major breakdown.
  • Stock up on Supplies
    Find an easily accessible area in your home to keep an emergency stockpile of supplies to keep you comfortable in case of a breakdown. Some smart items to include would be a space heater, blankets and any winter weather wear. You’ll be happy you prepped when the day arrives that you need it.

After a Furnace Breakdown

  • Check your Breakers
    Hopefully the problem is as simple as a blown fuse. A power surge may have tripped your breaker. If you find that your breaker had been tripped, but you’ve flipped the switch and your furnace still isn’t working, give the team at Air Solutions, Inc a call for furnace repair.
  • Break into Your Supply Stash
    Now is the time you’ll be glad you assembled an emergency warmth stash. Put on those layers and try to stay as active as possible to keep your body heat up.
  • Safety First
    We realize you’re cold but using anything other than your furnace to heat your home could be risky or deadly. Never use any heating methods that are designed for outdoor use such as outdoor grills or kerosene heaters, they form carbon monoxide. If you have a wood stove, an electric space heater or a fireplace, those are all acceptable heating options.

We hope you don’t have to deal with a furnace breakdown this chilly time of year, but if you do the pros at Air Solutions, Inc are ready to help. Give us a call at 409-962-2476 or, if it’s easier for you, book an appointment with us online today.