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Black Lion service technicians have a 21-point checklist to inspect your entire heating system.
Black Lion service technicians have a 21-point checklist to inspect your entire heating system.
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Get cozy this fall with these heating maintenance tips

When you look at the forecast and the weather outside your window, you'll see why this time of year is a favorite for many around Puget Sound. You may not have fired up your furnace yet, but temperatures are cooling off quickly, so that time is certainly coming!

No matter what happens this fall and winter, be safe and comfortable at home with these tips from Black Lion Heating & Air Conditioning.

Regular servicing

Many people forget to run through a seasonal checklist when they transition from cooling to heating, but when it comes to home heating solutions, preventative maintenance is the name of the game. Heating units sit unused for about four months from late spring to early fall. Cars require extra maintenance and priming when they haven't been started or driven for long periods, and the same level of care is necessary for heating solutions in your home. This applies to new and old units!

More than a filter replacement

Filter cleaning or replacement is something Black Lion will always encourage, especially for pet owners or those sensitive to dust and dander. It's the fastest way to improve air quality and efficiency. However, a filter cleaning alone won't necessarily address the types of problems that stop a furnace in the dead of winter!

Black Lion service technicians have a 21-point checklist to inspect the entire heat system, including the igniter, thermostat, blower motor, gas valves, flame sensors, condensate pumps, and unit housing. Like all appliances, heating solutions break down over time, but regular and thorough inspections will extend the life of your heater.

Adding air conditioning

Intense heat is becoming part of Seattle summers, so you might want to consider a cooling unit with your next furnace replacement or a heat pump that can heat and cool your home.

Flexible financing

Unexpected repairs or sudden equipment failure can come as a surprise to you and your wallet. Black Lion doesn't want your short-term budget to prevent you from choosing the very best long-term comfort solution. That's why they offer several financing options that allow you to prioritize home comfort while staying within budget.

The team at Black Lion has specialized in residential heating, cooling, and ventilation in Puget Sound for over 20 years. Their technicians can perform annual maintenance, repairs, or replacement installations on your heating or cooling equipment so you can rest assured that your equipment is ready to work hard all winter. Don't hesitate to call the professionals at Black Lion!

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