How to Keep Your McHenry Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the McHenry winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it running at its best. If you’ve already arranged your yearly tune-up with Jett's Heating & Air Inc., you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic 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 make sure your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is running u=in the right way, test your thermostat frequently. 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 schedule an appointment with us.Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t recommend this enough. It’s a an efficient way to improve the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust collecting around your cool air returns or noticeable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, refer 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 professionals, call Jett's Heating & Air Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.