Aug
2020

The Importance of a Furnace Exhaust Cap

Having a furnace exhaust cap on your furnace can give you a more efficient air conditioning system, and it will allow you to ventilate your home with less of a chance for a fire in the house. When there is no cap, you have to be mindful of what goes into your furnace and how to put the fuel in and get it out properly.

A furnace exhaust cap will stop any dirt or dust from being drawn into the furnace. If your exhaust vent is clogged, this can cause a fire in your home. If you clean out your exhaust every few weeks, the clog should eventually come out. You may want to invest in a cheaper vacuum cleaner to do this job, especially if you are trying to keep the price down on the unit.

After vacuuming your furnace, you will need to clean it by scrubbing it down with a vacuum cleaner. This will make it easier to remove any dirt that might have stuck to it during the cleaning process. The reason for this is that the dirt that gets into your furnace is usually quite heavy and cannot be cleaned out by just a vacuum cleaner. You will want to put some dish soap or any type of cleaner on a cloth and then use this to scrub down the vents on your furnace. Be sure not to put anything too hot on the furnace because it could burn something and damage the motor inside. Make sure to read the manufacturer’s instructions on how to operate your exhaust fan and find out how often you need to clean it.