How to Keep Your Waterloo Home Comfortable This Winter

 

Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it operating well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Waterloo winter. If you already called Cronin-Verheul Heating & A/C Ltd for your annual check-up, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 519-664-0600 to get one set-up.

There are many simple things you can do in between professional maintenance to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it running in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when suggested. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation around your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat regularly to guarantee it’s working properly. Just turn it on and slowly raise the temperature setting until you catch 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 notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, consider having your ducts professionally cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to decide if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Cronin-Verheul Heating & A/C Ltd at 519-664-0600. We’re happy to help!

 
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