How to Keep Your Napoleon and Northwest Ohio Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Napoleon and Northwest Ohio winter. If you already called Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. for your annual check-up, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 419-592-4756 to get one scheduled. There are many simple things you can do in between pro maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in tip top 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 swap them when advised. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to ensure it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and gently raise the temperature setting until you hear 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 notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, go to 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 schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. at 419-592-4756 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!