How to Keep Your Ontario Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Ontario colder months. If you already called Stan's Heating, Inc for your annual tune-up, you’re certainly ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 541-889-3987 to get one set-up. There are plenty of straightforward things you can do in between professional maintenance to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning 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 often and clean or replace them when recommended. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This means keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat often to guarantee it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust gathering around your cool air returns or masses of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call Stan's Heating, Inc at 541-889-3987 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!