How to Keep Your South Beloit and Belvidere Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the South Beloit and Belvidere winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to keep it working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your annual tune-up with Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., you’re right on schedule. Don’t fret if you haven’t, you still can! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running properly, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, check out 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 stress 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 any ventilation outside of your home clear.Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, head to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to book a service with one of our technicians, call Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.