How to Keep Your Mount Pleasant Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Mount Pleasant chill. If you already called Olde Towne Heating & Air for your annual tune-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 843-856-1433 to get one scheduled. There are lots of easy things you can do in between professional servicing to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating 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 regularly and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This means keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s functioning appropriately. Just turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you notice 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 see dust collecting around your cool air returns or a great deal of debris within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn 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 experts, call Olde Towne Heating & Air at 843-856-1433 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!