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Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by Following These Furnace Safety Tips!

comfort-first-logoPlease join Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. in observing National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, coined, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety,” focuses on educating people about the different sounds that smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Knowing what to do when an alarm goes off will help keep you and your family safe! Click here to learn more, and for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, the NFPA provides these resources, too.

Prevent House Fires by Following These Furnace Safety Tips

  • Have your furnace professionally maintained by skilled and experienced HVAC professionals.
  • Do not keep any bulky or flammable materials within two feet surrounding your furnace system.
  • Have a carbon monoxide alarm installed to alert you to potential leaks.
  • Have your aging furnace (10-15 years) replaced before components start wearing down.
  • Change the air filter every 1-3 months. A dirty air filter can lead to equipment overheating.

For professional Joliet, IL furnace services, contact Comfort First Heating and Cooling Inc.—where we put your comfort first!

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