How to Keep Your Muskogee Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Muskogee winter. If you already called Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. for your annual check-up, you’re definitely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 918-682-8238 to get one set-up. There are lots of simple things you can do in between pro servicing to advance 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 emphasize this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or swap them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak 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 guarantee it’s operating properly. Merely turn it on and gently increase the temperature setting until you catch 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 see dust gathering around your cool air returns or a great deal of debris within your ducts, think about having your ducts professionally cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our pros, call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. at 918-682-8238 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!