How to Keep Your Port St. Lucie Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

 

Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Port St. Lucie winter. If you already called Custom Air Systems Inc for your annual service, you’re absolutely ahead of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Give us a call at 772-247-2283 to get one scheduled.

There are plenty of simple things you can do in between professional maintenance to advance 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 frequently and clean or swap them when suggested. This is such a easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and preserve top efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat often to ensure it’s functioning correctly. Just turn it on and gradually raise 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to tell if it’s time to hire someone, go to our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more thoughts on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Custom Air Systems Inc at 772-247-2283. We’re happy to help!