How to Keep Your Colorado Springs Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Colorado Springs colder months. If you already called Triton HVAC & Refrigeration for your annual check-up, you’re definitely in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 719-332-3458 to get one scheduled. There are plenty of straightforward things you can do in between pro tune-ups to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating 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 easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of barriers. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to confirm that it’s working appropriately. Merely turn it on and gently increase the temperature setting until you notice 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 observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or masses of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts professionally 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 comfortable matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Triton HVAC & Refrigeration at 719-332-3458 or schedule an appointment online. We’re happy to help!