How to Keep Your Mechanicsville Home Comfortable This Winter

 

Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family warm during the Mechanicsville colder months. If you already called M & S Heating & Air LLC for your annual service, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 301-363-4699 to get one set-up.

There are lots of straightforward things you can do in between pro servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in peak 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 advised. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat often to ensure it’s functioning correctly. Just 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 extra thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or masses of dust within your ducts, think about having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call M & S Heating & Air LLC at 301-363-4699. We’re happy to help!

 
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