How to Keep Your Jefferson City Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to keep warm during the Jefferson City winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to keep it running at its best. If you’ve already organized your yearly tune-up with Stieferman Heating Company Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional maintenance, there are plenty things you can do to keep your furnace running 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 slowly 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 schedule an appointment with us.Check your filters frequently 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 keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust collecting around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To hear more about duct cleaning and the indications it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s important to us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to hear more about furnace maintenance or would like to book a service with one of our experts, call Stieferman Heating Company Inc at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.