How to Keep Your Fort Worth Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Fort Worth colder months. If you already called Breeze Air and Heat for your annual service, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 817-864-1021 to get one set-up. There are plenty of simple things you can do in between professional servicing to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters often and clean or change them when suggested. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This means keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat often to ensure it’s working correctly. Just turn it on and gently lift the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear 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 comfortable matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call Breeze Air and Heat at 817-864-1021 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!