How to Keep Your West Valley Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the West Valley colder months. If you already called Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 801-969-7088 to get one set-up. There are many easy things you can do in between professional servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in peak 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 replace them when advised. This is such a simple way to increase the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s working correctly. Just 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, look at 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 arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning at 801-969-7088 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!