How to Keep Your Groves Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the Groves colder months. If you already called Air Solutions, Inc for your annual check-up, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 409-962-2476 to get one on the calendar. There are plenty of straightforward things you can do in between professional maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in peak shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure it’s functioning correctly. Simply turn it on and gently lift the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Air Solutions, Inc at 409-962-2476 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!