How to Keep Your Augusta Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Augusta colder months. If you already called McCune Heating & Cooling for your annual tune-up, you’re certainly ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 316-733-9123 to get one on the calendar. There are lots of simple things you can do in between pro tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when recommended. This is such a easy way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and preserve maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s functioning properly. Merely turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back 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 great deal of dust within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly cleaned. To hear 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 schedule a tune-up with one of our pros, call McCune Heating & Cooling at 316-733-9123 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!