How to Keep Your Macon Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Macon chill. If you already called Air Temperature Control for your annual service, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 478-784-1109 to get one on the calendar. There are plenty of straightforward things you can do in between professional servicing to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running 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 change them when recommended. This is such a simple 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 around your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s operating correctly. Merely turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust collecting around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, go to 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 schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Air Temperature Control at 478-784-1109 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!