How to Keep Your Ballwin Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Ballwin colder months. If you already called Holiday Heating & Air Conditioning for your annual service, you’re certainly on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 636-391-7377 to get one scheduled. There are plenty of simple things you can do in between expert maintenance to advance 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 highlight this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or swap them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and maintain top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s working 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Holiday Heating & Air Conditioning at 636-391-7377 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!