How to Keep Your Lawrence Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Lawrence winter. If you already called Scott Temperature for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 785-843-2244 to get one on the calendar. There are lots of easy things you can do in between expert tune-ups to improve 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 stress this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s functioning appropriately. Simply turn it on and gently lift the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or a great deal of debris within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine 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 thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Scott Temperature at 785-843-2244 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!