How to Keep Your South Beloit and Belvidere Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the South Beloit and Belvidere colder months. If you already called Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. for your annual check-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 877-389-2465 to get one set-up. There are plenty of straightforward things you can do in between pro tune-ups to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or swap them when suggested. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This means keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s working properly. Merely turn it on and gently lift 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 debris within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to determine 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 ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. at 877-389-2465 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!