How to Keep Your Columbus Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Columbus winter. If you already called Wolfe & Sons Inc for your annual check-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 614-451-0846 to get one on the calendar. There are lots of simple things you can do in between expert servicing to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. This is such a easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This means keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure it’s functioning properly. Merely turn it on and gently 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 observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or masses of dust within your ducts, consider having your ducts expertly cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our pros, call Wolfe & Sons Inc at 614-451-0846 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!