How to Keep Your Tuscaloosa Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

If you want to be comfortable during the Tuscaloosa winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it running at its best. If you’ve already arranged your annual tune-up with KDM Service Corporation, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you still can! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment.

Between professional service appointments, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas 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, check out our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or give us a call.
  • Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize this enough. It’s a a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust accumulating around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, head to our blog on duct cleaning.

It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our experts, call KDM Service Corporation at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.