How to Keep Your Grove City Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Grove City winter. If you already called Air Quality Solutions for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 614-871-4144 to get one scheduled. There are lots of straightforward things you can do in between pro 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 change them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and maintain top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This includes keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s working appropriately. Merely turn it on and gradually lift the temperature setting until you notice 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 accumulating around your cool air returns or masses of dirt within your ducts, consider having your ducts expertly 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 comfortable matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Air Quality Solutions at 614-871-4144 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!