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Times When You May Need to Move an HVAC Vent

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As a homeowner, there’s a good chance that you know where every HVAC vent is located in your home. After all, this is what circulates warm and cool air through your property.

Did you ever consider the fact that you may need to move an HVAC vent? While this sounds like an impossible task, it can be simple and straightforward if you hire a professional.

Here are a few situations in which you may need to move an HVAC vent:

  • Changing the layout of a particular room. For example, this may be necessary during a kitchen remodel.
  • Adding an addition to your home. If this happens, you don’t want to forget to run ductwork to your new space. Neglecting to do so will cause you future problems in regards to regulating the temperature in the room.
  • Finishing a space. Do you have an unfinished basement? In this case, as construction moves forward, you may find that you need to move a vent to accommodate your design.

The type of project and current layout of your home’s ductwork will determine how much time and effort this will take. For example, if there is no drywall, such as in an unfinished basement, you don’t have to worry about knocking down walls to gain access.

If you have any reason to believe that moving an HVAC vent is something you need to do, don’t shy away. Instead, contact a professional and let them complete the project for you.

Now is the Time to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

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As unfortunate as it may be, the warm summer weather is behind us. Now, it’s time to look forward to cooler temperatures and probably a bit of snow.

Fortunately, you can always retire to your warm home when the outdoor temperature begins to plummet.

If you’ve yet to do so, now’s the best time to prepare your furnace for winter. Here are some of the many steps you can take:

  • Check and change the furnace filter. This only takes a few minutes, so it’s something you should do today.
  • Change your thermostat setting from cooling to heating.
  • Take out window screens and make sure your windows and doors are ready for the winter months.
  • Inspect burners to ensure that these are free of dust and debris.
  • Test your thermostat to make sure it’s working as expected.

As you can see, there are many key steps to take as you prepare your furnace for the winter months.

If you aren’t comfortable doing these things on your own, it’s time to contact a professional.

Every year, we help hundreds of homeowners prepare their furnace and home for cooler temperatures.

Winter isn’t here just yet, but it’s coming soon. Rather than wait a few weeks too long, begin to think about prepping your furnace today.

If you have any questions, if you need any assistance, feel free to reach out at your earliest convenience. We’re here to keep you warm!