How to Keep Your Drexel Hill Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the Drexel Hill winter, your furnace will requite some maintenance to keep it operating at its best. If you’ve already booked your once a year tune-up with O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you still can! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are plenty things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running u=in the right way, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace turn on. If you don’t hear anything, check out our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an efficient way to increase the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping the 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 noticeable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the signs it’s time to hire someone, refer to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s our goal to make sure 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 experts, call O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.