How to Keep Your Metro Atlanta Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family warm during the Metro Atlanta colder months. If you already called ACS Inc for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 770-939-7500 to get one scheduled. There are lots of straightforward things you can do in between expert maintenance to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in peak 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 change them when suggested. This is such a straightforward way to increase the airflow through your furnace and uphold top efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This means keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to ensure it’s working appropriately. Simply turn it on and gently increase the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back 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 debris within your ducts, consider having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to tell 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 thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our pros, call ACS Inc at 770-939-7500 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!