How to Keep Your Great Falls Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family warm during the Great Falls colder months. If you already called Falls Mechanical Services LLC for your annual tune-up, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 406-761-7283 to get one set-up. There are plenty of easy things you can do in between pro maintenance to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in peak 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 change them when suggested. This is such a easy way to improve 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 outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s working properly. Merely turn it on and gradually raise the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you see dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, consider having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To hear 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 comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our pros, call Falls Mechanical Services LLC at 406-761-7283 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!