How to Keep Your Belton Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Belton colder months. If you already called Bell Air Conditioning Inc. for your annual service, you’re absolutely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 254-939-1141 to get one set-up. There are many easy things you can do in between expert servicing to increase 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 stress this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or swap them when suggested. This is such a easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and maintain maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to ensure it’s working correctly. Simply turn it on and gradually 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 more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To hear 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 comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Bell Air Conditioning Inc. at 254-939-1141 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!