How to Keep Your Oxford Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

If you want to stay cozy during the Oxford winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to have it running at its best. If you’ve already booked your yearly tune-up with Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, you still can! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment.

Between professional maintenance, there are plenty things you can do to ensure your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace in good shape:

  • To make sure your system is running properly, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace kick on. If you don’t hear anything, check out our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.
  • Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize 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 obstructions. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust building up around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signs it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning.

It’s important to 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 experts, call Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.