How to Keep Your Franklin & South Indy Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017
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If you want to keep warm during the Franklin & South Indy winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to make sure it’s operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your once a year tune-up with Winters Heating and Cooling, you’re right on schedule. Don’t fret if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Reach out to us at 317-406-5382 to make your appointment.

Between professional maintenance, there are quite a few things you can do to ensure your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace healthy:

  • To make sure your system is working u=in the right way, test your thermostat on a routine basis. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.
  • Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize this enough. It’s a an efficient way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, head to our blog on duct cleaning.

It’s our goal to make sure that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our experts, call Winters Heating and Cooling at 317-406-5382  or schedule an appointment online.