How to Keep Your Greencastle Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Greencastle colder months. If you already called Premier HVAC Services LLC for your annual service, you’re certainly on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 717-597-9900 to get one on the calendar. There are plenty of easy things you can do in between expert tune-ups to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and maintain top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This means keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure it’s operating properly. Simply turn it on and slowly raise the temperature setting until you notice 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 masses of debris within your ducts, consider having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Premier HVAC Services LLC at 717-597-9900 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!