How to Keep Your Columbia Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Columbia chill. If you already called Alltemp Comfort Services LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 803-318-6995 to get one on the calendar. There are lots of simple things you can do in between expert tune-ups to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in tip top 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 straightforward way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and slowly raise the temperature setting until you catch 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 accumulating around your cool air returns or masses of dust within your ducts, consider having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Alltemp Comfort Services LLC at 803-318-6995 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!