How to Keep Your McMurray Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017


Maintaining your furnace is essential to keeping it running well and keeping you and your family warm during the McMurray winter. If you already called Kowalski Heating, Cooling & Plumbing for your annual service, you’re certainly in control of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Call us at 724-370-0141 to get one set-up.

There are plenty of easy things you can do in between pro maintenance to advance the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in the best shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t stress this enough: check your filters often and clean or replace them when recommended. This is such a simple way to enhance the airflow through your furnace and uphold peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This comprises of keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat often to confirm that it’s working appropriately. Merely turn it on and gradually lift the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, refer to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you observe dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dust within your ducts, contemplate having your ducts professionally cleaned. To find out more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, check out our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and comfy matters to us. For more plans on DIY furnace maintenance or to schedule a tune-up with one of our professionals, call Kowalski Heating, Cooling & Plumbing at 724-370-0141. We’re happy to help!