How to Keep Your Oxford Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the Oxford winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to make sure it’s operating at its best. If you’ve already organized your once a year tune-up with Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry 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 operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace on track:To make sure your system is running correctly, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, consult our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or schedule an appointment with us.Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a a simple way to increase the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust accumulating around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, refer to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to know more about furnace maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our technicians, call Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or make an appointment online.