How to Keep Your Lincoln Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

 

Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family warm during the Lincoln chill. If you already called AW Heating & Air Conditioning for your annual service, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 402-318-5351 to get one scheduled.

There are many simple things you can do in between professional servicing to improve 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 stress this enough: check your filters often and clean or change them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and preserve maximum efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This means keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat often to ensure it’s operating correctly. Simply turn it on and gently raise the temperature setting until you catch your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you observe dust accumulating around your cool air returns or masses of dirt within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to decide 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 professionals, call AW Heating & Air Conditioning at 402-318-5351. We’re happy to help!