How to Keep Your Humble Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Humble colder months. If you already called Arrings A/C & Heating for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 281-713-8304 to get one set-up. There are many easy things you can do in between expert servicing to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating 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 often and clean or change them when suggested. This is such a easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure it’s working properly. Simply turn it on and gently lift 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust gathering 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 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 ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call Arrings A/C & Heating at 281-713-8304 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!