How to Keep Your Manassas Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Manassas chill. If you already called Twin Air LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re absolutely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 703-754-1062 to get one on the calendar. There are many easy things you can do in between professional maintenance 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 emphasize this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s working correctly. Just turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you catch 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 accumulating around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, go to 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 schedule a tune-up with one of our experts, call Twin Air LLC at 703-754-1062 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!