How to Keep Your Saint Charles Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Saint Charles winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to have it operating at its best. If you’ve already organized your once a year tune-up with Air Alliance Team, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you still can! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional tune-ups, there are plenty things you can do to make sure your furnace running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is working u=in the right way, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, consult 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 maintain 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 notice dust accumulating 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, head 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 set up a service with one of our technicians, call Air Alliance Team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.