How to Keep Your West Jefferson Home Comfortable This Winter

 

Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the West Jefferson chill. If you already called West Jefferson Plumbing and Heating, Inc. for your annual check-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 614-450-1575 to get one scheduled.

There are lots of easy things you can do in between professional servicing to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or change them when advised. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain maximum 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 often to ensure it’s operating appropriately. Just turn it on and gradually lift the temperature setting until you catch your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, consider having your ducts professionally cleaned. To find out 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 ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call West Jefferson Plumbing and Heating, Inc. at 614-450-1575. We’re happy to help!

 
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