How to Keep Your Chadron Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Chadron winter. If you already called MPC Heating & Cooling for your annual service, you’re definitely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 308-432-5301 to get one set-up. There are many straightforward things you can do in between pro maintenance to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips: Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters often and clean or swap them when advised. This is such a easy way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This means keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s working properly. Simply turn it on and slowly lift 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a lot 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, check out our blog on duct cleaning. Keeping you and your family warm and comfortable matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call MPC Heating & Cooling at 308-432-5301 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!