How to Keep Your Rocky Mount Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family warm during the Rocky Mount winter. If you already called Davis Heating & Air Conditioning for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 540-483-5605 to get one scheduled. There are lots of easy things you can do in between pro servicing to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in peak shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s functioning properly. Merely turn it on and slowly raise 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 extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, consider having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call Davis Heating & Air Conditioning at 540-483-5605 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!