How to Keep Your Locust Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Locust winter. If you already called Dynamic Comfort Solutions for your annual check-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 704-485-5506 to get one scheduled. There are lots of easy things you can do in between professional servicing to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning 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 change them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This means keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s operating properly. Simply turn it on and gradually 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 more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a lot of debris 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, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our pros, call Dynamic Comfort Solutions at 704-485-5506 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!