How to Keep Your Hattiesburg Home Comfortable This Winter

March 15, 2017

If you want to stay cozy during the Hattiesburg winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to keep it working at its best. If you’ve already organized your once a year tune-up with Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment.

Between professional maintenance, there are plenty things you can do to make sure your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tricks to keep your furnace on track:

  • To make sure your system is operating u=in the right way, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and bit by bit 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 contact us directly.
  • Check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a a simple way to boost the airflow through your furnace and maintain peak efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.
  • Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust building up around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the indications 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 schedule a service with one of our professionals, call Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.