It happens more often than you think. People decide to forego their regular furnace maintenance or forget to test their heating system before cold weather sets in. Then, as it does, the weather suddenly switches from cool summer temperatures to straight fall chill. And that’s when you know there’s no chance of another heat wave to let us keep on living the summer dream. It’s time to turn up the heat, and put on our gloves and scarves as we head out the door. The HVAC professionals at CJS Heating and Air have many times been called to homes where the gloves and scarves are being kept on, even within the home. A broken or poorly functioning heating system means people need to get a little creative on how to keep warm and return to some of the methods used in pre-furnace days. If your furnace is blowing cold air or isn’t coming on, call our team for an appointment, and then read on to employ some of the tips below on how to keep warm while you’re waiting for furnace repairs.