How to Keep Your Abilene Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Abilene chill. If you already called Abilene Air-Tech Inc for your annual check-up, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 325-692-5850 to get one scheduled. There are lots of straightforward things you can do in between expert tune-ups to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in the best 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 swap them when suggested. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This means keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to guarantee it’s operating correctly. Just turn it on and gently increase 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 see dust gathering around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently 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 thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call Abilene Air-Tech Inc at 325-692-5850 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!