What to Do When the Heat Goes Out in Robstown Prior to Furnace Repair

It’s the coldest night of the year and you wake up shivering. The furnace isn’t running. You abhor the thought of getting out of your blankets and scheduling a furnace repair. Prior to finding yourself living this awful scenario, there are some things you can do to avoid and ready yourself for such a situation.

Before Your Furnace Goes Out

  • Schedule Furnace Service
    An annual furnace service and inspection gives your technician the opportunity to address any minor issues before they become a major breakdown.
  • Stock up on Supplies
    Find a handy area in your home to store an emergency stash of supplies to keep you warm in case of a breakdown. Some smart items to have would be a space heater, blankets and any winter weather wear. You’ll be happy you prepped when the time comes that you need it.

After a Furnace Breakdown

  • Check your Breakers
    Hopefully the problem is easy to resolve as a blown fuse. A power surge may have tripped your breaker. If you see that your breaker had been tripped, but you’ve flipped the switch and your furnace still isn’t working, give the team at McNatt Inc a call for furnace repair.
  • Break into Your Supply Stockpile
    Now is the time you’ll be happy you put together an emergency warmth stash. Put on those layers and try to stay as active as possible to retain your body heat.
  • Safety First
    We realize you’re cold but using anything other than your furnace to heat your home could be risky or deadly. Never use any heating methods that are created for outdoor use such as outdoor grills or kerosene heaters, they generate carbon monoxide. If you have a wood stove, an electric space heater or a fireplace, those are all good heating options.

Ideally you won’t have to deal with a furnace breakdown this winter, but if you do the pros at McNatt Inc are ready to help. Give us a call at 361-247-0605 to schedule an appointment with us today.

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