If you want to keep warm during the Erie winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to have it operating at its best. If you’ve already organized your once a year tune-up with Patterson & Stirling Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you still can! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment.
Between professional maintenance, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your furnace running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace on track:
- To make sure your system is operating u=in the right way, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace kick on. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or schedule an appointment with us.
- Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize this enough. It’s a an easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
- Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.
- Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust building up around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning.
It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to know more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our experts, call Patterson & Stirling Inc at [[phonenumber]] or make an appointment online.