I am one who likes to prepare for the seasons with the extreme weather ahead of time.
I like to be ready for just about everything. This is why I always make sure that I get my central heating and air conditioning system tuned up and checked up before the season hits. I usually do it a few months beforehand. Also, it is best to call your local heating and air conditioning company to have them schedule a certified heating and cooling specialist to come out and do the tune up on your central heating and air conditioning system a few weeks before you need it or want it. This is because the heating and cooling companies can get quite busy with tons of HVAC repairs and heat and a/c installations at any time, and if you do not schedule that far in advance you may actually not be able to get your central heating and air conditioning system tuned up and checked up in the amount of time that you really want it done in. I learned this long ago and used to end up late in getting my seasonal heating and air conditioning system tune up and check ups. But not anymore! I always have everything ready long before the extreme weather seasons like winter come. I am always ready for the winter no matter what. And to date, I have never had my central heating and air conditioning system break down on me in the winter because of this. I know the game.