How to Keep Your Florissant Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family warm during the Florissant colder months. If you already called B & B Heating & Cooling for your annual service, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 314-838-9800 to get one scheduled. There are plenty of easy things you can do in between pro maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in tip top 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 swap them when advised. This is such a easy way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and preserve maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and gently raise the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust gathering around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our pros, call B & B Heating & Cooling at 314-838-9800 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!