How to Keep Your Saint Peters Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family warm during the Saint Peters chill. If you already called C-N-O Comfort Zone for your annual check-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 636-578-1777 to get one on the calendar. There are many easy things you can do in between pro servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in peak shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or swap them when recommended. This is such a easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This includes keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat often to guarantee it’s working correctly. Merely turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call C-N-O Comfort Zone at 636-578-1777 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!