How to Keep Your Wheeling Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Wheeling winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to make sure it’s working at its best. If you’ve already organized your annual tune-up with Local HVAC Repair & Service , you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are many things you can do to make sure your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace on track:To make sure your system is running correctly, test your thermostat on a routine basis. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, consult our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or give us a call.Check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress 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 interference. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s important to us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to know more about furnace maintenance or would like to book a service with one of our technicians, call Local HVAC Repair & Service at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.