How to Keep Your Ridgedale and the Branson area Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family warm during the Ridgedale and the Branson area winter. If you already called Branson HVAC, LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 417-544-4430 to get one on the calendar. There are many straightforward things you can do in between expert servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in peak shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or swap them when recommended. This is such a simple way to increase the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to guarantee it’s working properly. Simply 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 notice dust gathering around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts expertly cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our pros, call Branson HVAC, LLC at 417-544-4430 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!