How to Keep Your Lodi Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Lodi chill. If you already called Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 209-368-0556 to get one on the calendar. There are many easy 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 emphasize this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and uphold maximum efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to guarantee it’s working properly. Simply turn it on and gently increase 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts professionally cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning at 209-368-0556 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!