Preparing for the Next Round of Cold – Homesense Talks to WTHR 13

By: Brian Schutt  |  January 15, 2018


As winter weather continues, we spoke with Matt McCutcheon of WTHR-13 about some of the big things to remember to keep your furnace working on the coldest January days:

  1. Airflow matters. Change your filter early and often. Even if you’ve changed it recently, if you have airflow issues, you’ll quickly have furnace issues.
  2. Adjust expectations. Furnaces are designed to meet full capacity on the majority of cold days, not all cold days. Chances are, your furnace and ductwork are not sized to meet the demands of a below zero outdoor air temperature.
  3. Layer up. Wearing socks, sweatpants and sweatshirt, can mean you’ll be more comfortable and put less stress on your furnace.

For the full Facebook Live segment, which goes into more detail, go here.


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