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 keep it running at its best. If you’ve already booked 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 schedule your appointment. Between professional maintenance, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running correctly, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace kick on. 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 regularly and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust building up around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, refer to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s important to us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn 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.