How to Keep Your Vancouver Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Vancouver winter. If you already called Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 360-571-5100 to get one set-up. There are many easy things you can do in between pro maintenance to advance 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 replace them when advised. This is such a easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and preserve top 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 frequently to ensure it’s functioning appropriately. Merely turn it on and slowly increase 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, consider having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To hear 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 arrange a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC at 360-571-5100 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!