How to Keep Your Clackamas Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Clackamas winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to make sure it’s running at its best. If you’ve already booked your annual tune-up with Central Air Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are quite a few things you can do to ensure your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is operating correctly, test your thermostat on a routine basis. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or schedule an appointment with us.Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize this enough. It’s a a simple way to improve the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust building up around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, refer 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 book a service with one of our technicians, call Central Air Inc at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.