How to Keep Your Williamsport Home Comfortable This Winter03/15/2017Maintaining your furnace is imperative to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family comfortable during the Williamsport colder months. If you already called Lycoming Heating Company for your annual check-up, you’re definitely on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 570-326-4450 to get one on the calendar. There are lots of straightforward things you can do in between professional servicing 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 highlight this enough: check your filters often and clean or change them when advised. This is such a simple 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 out of your home clear. Test your thermostat regularly to guarantee it’s functioning correctly. Simply turn it on and gently 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 more thermostat tips, or give us a call. If you observe dust gathering around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To learn more about duct cleaning and how to determine 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 plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to set-up a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Lycoming Heating Company at 570-326-4450 or plan an appointment online. We’re happy to help!