How to Keep Your New Castle Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to stay cozy during the New Castle winter, your furnace will need some maintenance to have it operating at its best. If you’ve already arranged your yearly tune-up with Central Heating & Plumbing, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you still can! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment. Between professional maintenance, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace running at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is working u=in the right way, 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, check out our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or give us a call.Check your filters often and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t emphasize 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 obstructions. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you see dust building up around your cool air returns or noticeable 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 important to 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 Central Heating & Plumbing at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.