How to Keep Your Carson City Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Carson City chill. If you already called Anderson Heating & A/C for your annual check-up, you’re certainly ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 775-882-8154 to get one scheduled. There are many simple things you can do in between pro servicing to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a easy way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and preserve maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This means keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s operating appropriately. Simply turn it on and slowly increase 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Anderson Heating & A/C at 775-882-8154 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!