How to Keep Your Tuscaloosa Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Tuscaloosa colder months. If you already called KDM Service Corporation for your annual tune-up, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 205-758-2703 to get one set-up. There are many straightforward things you can do in between pro servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in peak shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or change them when suggested. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and preserve top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s operating properly. Merely turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts expertly cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call KDM Service Corporation at 205-758-2703 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!