How to Keep Your Abilene Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

 

Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the Abilene chill. If you already called Abilene Air-Tech Inc for your annual service, you’re certainly on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 325-200-4667 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 tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve top efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This includes keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s operating appropriately. Merely turn it on and gently raise the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, consider having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear 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 thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call Abilene Air-Tech Inc at 325-200-4667. We’re happy to help!

 

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