How to Keep Your Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area colder months. If you already called Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling for your annual check-up, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 816-286-7258 to get one scheduled. There are plenty of simple things you can do in between professional tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning 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 improve 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 out of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s functioning appropriately. Simply turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or a great deal 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 comfortable matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our pros, call Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling at 816-286-7258 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!