How to Keep Your Plover Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

 

Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Plover colder months. If you already called Point Heating & Cooling for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 715-504-0533 to get one set-up.

There are plenty of easy things you can do in between expert tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to improve 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 around your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s operating properly. Just turn it on and gently increase the temperature setting until you hear 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 observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call Point Heating & Cooling at 715-504-0533. We’re happy to help!