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With temperatures in Champaign, Illinois, already dipping into the 30s at night, it’s likely that you’ve turned your heater on. If you haven’t performed maintenance on your heating system, it’s not too late. But don’t wait until the holidays are over to do so. Here’s why you should schedule heating maintenance before the holiday season starts.

Keep Energy Costs Low During the Holidays

While the holiday season is a time filled with love and laughs, it can also leave you in debt, especially if you have a large family. Just thinking about all those gifts you have to buy for your loved ones can start to stress you out.

While winter energy costs can also make your blood boil, there’s one way to save: heating maintenance! During a professional tune-up, a service technician will inspect, clean and test your heater to ensure maximum efficiency.

Prevent a Breakdown During the Holidays

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner this year, your job is to keep your family fed and comfortable. It’s a tough task. But with a sound strategy, you can ensure everyone has a memorable holiday season for the right reasons.

One way to prevent a holiday nightmare is to make sure your heating system is ready for the upcoming workload. A service technician will repair any minor issues before develop into major problems and cause a catastrophic breakdown.

Follow These Tips For an Energy-Efficient Holiday Season

When operating your heating system during the holiday, use these tips to keep energy costs as low as possible:

  • Take advantage of body heat and turn down the thermostat when guests visit
  • Turn down the thermostat to 56 degrees when your house is empty
  • Don’t set the thermostat higher than 68 degrees when your family is at home

Are you ready to schedule professional heating maintenance? Contact Mattex Heating, Cooling and Plumbing at 217-355-9700 to book an appointment. One of our expert service technicians is standing by to visit your home.

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