How to Keep Your Carpentersville Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Carpentersville winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your yearly tune-up with Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you still can! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional maintenance, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tricks to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running u=in the right way, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, consult our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.Check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an efficient way to boost the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or noticeable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, head to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s a priority for 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 experts, call Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.