How to Keep Your Humble Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Humble chill. If you already called Air Houston Mechanical LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 832-777-1521 to get one set-up. There are many straightforward things you can do in between expert tune-ups to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or swap them when suggested. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This includes keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat often to guarantee it’s functioning appropriately. Merely turn it on and slowly lift 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 extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to decide 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 set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call Air Houston Mechanical LLC at 832-777-1521 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!