How to Keep Your Ballwin and St. Charles Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to keep warm during the Ballwin and St. Charles winter, your furnace will requite some maintenance to make sure it’s working at its best. If you’ve already organized your yearly tune-up with Air Alliance Team, 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 tune-ups, there are quite a few things you can do to ensure your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tricks to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running correctly, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and gradually 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 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 easy way to boost 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.Think about 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, head 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 schedule a service with one of our professionals, call Air Alliance Team at [[phonenumber]] or make an appointment online.