How to Keep Your Plover Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Plover chill. If you already called Point Heating & Cooling for your annual tune-up, you’re certainly on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 715-345-1979 to get one scheduled. There are many straightforward things you can do in between professional maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in tip top 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 change them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to ensure it’s working properly. Simply turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or masses of debris within your ducts, think about having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear 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 cozy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our pros, call Point Heating & Cooling at 715-345-1979 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!