How to Keep Your Augusta Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to keep warm during the Augusta winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to have it working at its best. If you’ve already booked your yearly tune-up with McCune Heating & Cooling, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, there’s still time! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment. Between professional tune-ups, there are many 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 on a routine basis. Turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace kick on. If you don’t hear anything, check out 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 stress this enough. It’s a an easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust building up around your cool air returns or noticeable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, refer to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s important to us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to book a service with one of our technicians, call McCune Heating & Cooling at [[phonenumber]] or make an appointment online.