If you want to keep warm during the Pella winter, your furnace will requite some maintenance to have it working at its best. If you’ve already organized your yearly tune-up with Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment.
Between professional tune-ups, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace in good shape:
- To make sure your system is operating u=in the right way, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, consult our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.
- Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize this enough. It’s a a simple way to boost the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency.
- Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.
- Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning.
It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to hear more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our professionals, call Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.