How to Keep Your Alliance Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Alliance winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it working at its best. If you’ve already organized your yearly tune-up with Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces, you’re right on schedule. Don’t fret if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is operating u=in the right way, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an easy way to boost the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust building up around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, refer to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to hear more about furnace maintenance or would like to book a service with one of our professionals, call Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.