Whether you've already done it or you're about it - this is the time of year that Northlanders start to turn on their heating system for the first time.  To some people, it's a game to see how long they can hold off until the inside temperature gets cold enough that heat is needed.

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Most homes in the Northland are heated with one of three ways:  With a furnace (forced air), a boiler (hot water or steam), or with electrical radiators/elements.  No matter what style of heating system you have, it's important to take a little time - especially the first time you turn it on in the season - to maintain that it's operating properly.

Here are some things to consider:

Things To Check Before You Turn On The Heat In Your Home For The Season

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