How to Keep Your Phoenix Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family warm during the Phoenix colder months. If you already called Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc for your annual check-up, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 602-997-5701 to get one set-up. There are lots of easy things you can do in between expert tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s functioning appropriately. Simply turn it on and gently increase the temperature setting until you catch your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or masses of debris within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, check out 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 schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc at 602-997-5701 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!