How to Keep Your Dresden Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

 

Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the Dresden winter. If you already called McFadden Heating & Cooling for your annual check-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 1-866-781-0111 to get one scheduled.

There are plenty of simple things you can do in between professional tune-ups to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold 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 guarantee it’s functioning correctly. Simply turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you catch your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dust within your ducts, consider having your ducts expertly cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call McFadden Heating & Cooling at 1-866-781-0111. We’re happy to help!