How to Identify Hazards & Prevent Potential HVAC Fires
Posted on February 9, 2018
Did you know that close to half of all home heating fires occur between December, and February? These are traditionally the coldest months during the winter season, which means it’s when heating systems will be working the hardest, however methods to prevent home heating system fires should be practiced all year through.
In order to effectively maintain the integrity of your home’s HVAC system, having a professional home comfort expert like Stan’s regularly inspect your HVAC is imperative.
How to Prevent Fires
The following are some important considerations to make in order to keep your home safe:
– Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove or portable space heater.
– Change the furnace filter regularly for energy efficiency and to keep dust from being circulated through the house.
– Keep the area around the furnace free from obstructions and flammable items