How to Keep Your York Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

If you want to stay cozy during the York winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it operating at its best. If you’ve already booked your yearly tune-up with Strine's Heating & Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, there’s still time! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment.

Between professional maintenance, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace on track:

  • To make sure your system is working correctly, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, check out 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 recommend this enough. It’s a an efficient way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust accumulating around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, head to our blog on duct cleaning.

It’s important to us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to hear more about furnace maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our technicians, call Strine's Heating & Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.