How to Keep Your Middletown Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Middletown colder months. If you already called Schagrin Gas Company for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 302-658-2000 to get one scheduled. There are lots of simple things you can do in between professional maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in tip top 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 replace them when advised. This is such a straightforward way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation around your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to guarantee it’s working correctly. Just turn it on and gently lift the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly 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 comfortable matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Schagrin Gas Company at 302-658-2000 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!