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

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It’s the coldest night of the year and you start the day shivering. The furnace has yet to turn on. You hate the thought of getting out of your blankets and scheduling a furnace repair. Prior to finding yourself living this dreadful scenario, there are some things you can do to avoid and plan for such a situation.

Before Your Furnace Goes Out

  • Schedule Furnace Service
    Regular 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 a convenient area in your home to keep an emergency stockpile of supplies to keep you comfortable in case of a breakdown. Some great items to have would be a space heater, blankets and any winter weather wear. You’ll be happy you prepped when the time comes that you need it.

After a Furnace Breakdown

  • Check your Breakers
    Hopefully the problem is easy to resolve as a blown fuse. A power surge may have tripped your breaker. If you see that your breaker had been tripped, but you’ve flipped the switch and your furnace still isn’t working, give the team at All Elements Heating & Air LLC a call for furnace repair.
  • Break into Your Supply Inventory
    Now is the time you’ll be grateful you put together an emergency warmth stash. Drape yourself in layers and try to remain as active as possible to keep your body heat up.
  • Safety First
    We understand you’re cold but using anything other than your furnace to heat your home could be hazardous or deadly. Never use any heating methods that are intended for outdoor use such as outdoor grills or kerosene heaters, they create carbon monoxide. If you have a wood stove, an electric space heater or a fireplace, those are all acceptable heating options.

Hopefully you won’t have to deal with a furnace breakdown this chilly time of year, but if you do the pros at All Elements Heating & Air LLC are ready to help. Give us a call at 903-702-3941 or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online today.

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