Maintaining your furnace
is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Moline winter. If you already called J.L. Brady Company LLC for your annual tune-up
, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 309-517-7511 to get one set-up.
There are lots of simple things you can do in between professional 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 highlight this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. This is such a simple way to increase the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency.
- Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.
- Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for additional thermostat tips, or give us a call.
- If you observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or a lot of debris within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts expertly cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning.
Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call J.L. Brady Company LLC at 309-517-7511. We’re happy to help!