How to Keep Your Brandon Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the Brandon winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to have it operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your yearly tune-up with Brandon Heating and Plumbing, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, there’s still time! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional maintenance, there are many things you can do to ensure your furnace running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running properly, test your thermostat on a routine basis. Turn it on and bit by bit 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 recommend this enough. It’s a an easy way to increase the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To learn 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 know more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our professionals, call Brandon Heating and Plumbing at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.