How to Keep Your Katy Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

If you want to stay cozy during the Katy winter, your furnace will requite some maintenance to make sure it’s running at its best. If you’ve already organized your annual tune-up with Goode Bros AC & Heating, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, there’s still time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment.

Between professional maintenance, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace in good shape:

  • To make sure your system is running u=in the right way, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, consult our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or schedule an appointment with us.
  • Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t recommend this enough. It’s a an efficient way to boost the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust building up around your cool air returns or noticeable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the signs it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning.

It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our technicians, call Goode Bros AC & Heating at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.