How to Keep Your Franklin Lakes Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Franklin Lakes winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to keep it operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your once a year tune-up with Total Comfort, you’re right on schedule. Don’t fret if you haven’t, you still can! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional tune-ups, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running correctly, 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 give us a call.Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an easy 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 all ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust collecting around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signs 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 learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our professionals, call Total Comfort at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.