How to Keep Your Huffman Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

 

Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family warm during the Huffman winter. If you already called Air Houston Mechanical LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 832-224-3887 to get one set-up.

There are many 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 frequently and clean or change them when advised. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold 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 often to ensure it’s operating correctly. Simply turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you see dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly cleaned. To hear 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 comfortable matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our pros, call Air Houston Mechanical LLC at 832-224-3887. We’re happy to help!