How to Keep Your Rochester Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to keep warm during the Rochester winter, your furnace will requite some maintenance to have it operating at its best. If you’ve already booked your annual tune-up with Brogan Heating & AC Inc, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, there’s still time! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional maintenance, there are quite a few things you can do to keep your furnace operating at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tricks to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is running properly, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, consult our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or schedule an appointment with us.Check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t recommend this enough. It’s a an efficient way to improve the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.Think about having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust building up around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To learn 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 know more about furnace maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our professionals, call Brogan Heating & AC Inc at [[phonenumber]] or make an appointment online.