How to Keep Your Pacheco Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Pacheco colder months. If you already called Clean Air HVAC for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 925-689-7017 to get one on the calendar. There are lots of easy things you can do in between expert maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in peak shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or swap them when recommended. This is such a simple way to increase the airflow through your furnace and preserve top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s working properly. Just turn it on and gently increase 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 notice dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dust within your ducts, think about having your ducts professionally cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our pros, call Clean Air HVAC at 925-689-7017 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!