How to Keep Your Derby Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to keep warm during the Derby winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your once a year tune-up with Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are plenty things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tricks to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is running u=in the right way, test your thermostat on a routine basis. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or give us a call.Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an efficient way to increase the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust building up around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s our goal to make sure that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to hear more about furnace maintenance or would like to book a service with one of our experts, call Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.