Maintaining your furnace
is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Newton chill. If you already called Brookwood Inc for your annual tune-up
, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 641-316-9803 to get one on the calendar.
There are lots of straightforward things you can do in between professional servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in peak 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 change them when suggested. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve top efficiency.
- Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
- Test your thermostat often to guarantee it’s operating correctly. Merely turn it on and slowly raise 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 more thermostat tips, or give us a call.
- If you notice dust gathering around your cool air returns or masses of dirt within your ducts, consider having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To hear 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 cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Brookwood Inc at 641-316-9803. We’re happy to help!