Maintaining your furnace
is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family warm during the Macon winter. If you already called Air Temperature Control for your annual tune-up
, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 478-202-3170 to get one set-up.
There are many simple things you can do in between professional maintenance to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in the best 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 easy way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency.
- Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
- Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s working correctly. Simply turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you catch your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call.
- If you observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or masses of dirt within your ducts, think about 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 plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call Air Temperature Control at 478-202-3170. We’re happy to help!