How to Keep Your Dallas Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Dallas chill. If you already called Air Patrol Air Conditioning & Heating of Texas for your annual service, you’re absolutely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 214-261-0034 to get one set-up. There are plenty of simple things you can do in between pro servicing to increase the efficiency of your furnace and keep it functioning in peak 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 change them when advised. This is such a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency. Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This comprises of keeping any ventilation out of your home clear. Test your thermostat frequently to guarantee it’s functioning correctly. Simply turn it on and gradually raise 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 additional thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you notice dust gathering around your cool air returns or a lot of dirt within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts efficiently cleaned. To learn 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 comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our pros, call Air Patrol Air Conditioning & Heating of Texas at 214-261-0034 or arrange an appointment online. We’re happy to help!