How to Keep Your Rock Hill Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Rock Hill colder months. If you already called US Air Heating and Cooling for your annual check-up, you’re definitely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 803-980-4328 to get one scheduled. There are plenty of easy things you can do in between expert tune-ups to increase 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 stress this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or change them when advised. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This means keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s functioning appropriately. Just turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, look back to our blog post on furnace repair for more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust collecting around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To find out 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 comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our pros, call US Air Heating and Cooling at 803-980-4328 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!