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The 2016 Heating Safety Checklist from Our Lisle Heating Service

December 31, 2015

You’re probably looking to start 2016 off on the right foot, and there’s no better way to do that than by contacting our Lisle heating service for heating safety tips. Sure, it’s one thing to have a heating system, but it’s also important to make sure you have heating that’s effective and safe for the whole family. Furnaces can do wonders this season, but if not properly maintained, they can prove to be a nightmare and put a damper on your home’s atmosphere as opposed to helping it.

The folks at Precision are here this winter to provide you with Lisle heating service that keeps you and your family safe all season long. In fact, even though we supply customers with a wide range of heating services, safety is our top concern. Many homeowners out there use unsafe heating practices, and we aim to lead them down the right path.

Our 2016 Heating Safety Check List

If you want high-quality heating with high-quality safety, take a look at this checklist provided by our Lisle heating service and see how your home fits into the following criteria:

Emergency Equipment & Contacts

  • Do you have the phone number of your nearest heating service?
  • Do you have a fire extinguisher in your home?
  • Are you equipped with an emergency ladder for your home’s upper levels?
  • Have you tested your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms?
  • Have you developed an emergency evacuation plan?

Furnaces

  • Have you received annual furnace maintenance from a professional?
  • Are your furnace filters changed or cleaned?
  • If you have a gas furnace, is it secured with a valve cover?
  • Are al heating systems kept a safe distance from anything flammable?
  • Have your chimneys been cleaned?

Household Comfort

  • Are you stocked with warm clothes and blankets?
  • Are you stocked with candles and flashlights?
  • Have you installed a humidification system to combat dry air?
  • Is your home properly insulated?
  • Have you sealed any air ducts with heat tape?

If your home is lacking in any of these areas, please give a call to our Lisle heating service and we will help you solve any problem. Residential fires due to heating system problems are common at this time of year, so it’s best to take all steps above!

Call Precision today to learn more heating tips from our Lisle heating service this winter!