How to Keep Your Kearney Home Comfortable This Winter

 

Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Kearney chill. If you already called Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 308-624-3485 to get one set-up.

There are plenty of simple things you can do in between expert servicing to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t emphasize this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s functioning appropriately. Simply turn it on and slowly raise the temperature setting until you catch your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you observe dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of debris within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our experts, call Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning at 308-624-3485. We’re happy to help!

 
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