How to Keep Your East Peoria Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family cozy during the East Peoria chill. If you already called Accurate Heating & Cooling LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 309-437-2703 to get one set-up. There are plenty of straightforward things you can do in between pro tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters often 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 blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or masses of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts expertly cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Accurate Heating & Cooling LLC at 309-437-2703 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!