How to Keep Your Hamilton Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the Hamilton winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your once a year tune-up with Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, there’s still time! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are quite a few 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 properly, test your thermostat on a routine basis. Turn it on and slowly increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, check out our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust accumulating around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the indications 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 learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our experts, call Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.