How to Keep Your Beaverton Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the Beaverton winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to have it working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your once a year tune-up with Garoken Energy Co. Inc., you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, you’ve got time! Give us a call at [[phonenumber]] to make your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are quite a few things you can do to make sure your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is running properly, test your thermostat frequently. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace kick on. 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 easy way to boost the airflow through your furnace and preserve peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of obstructions. This includes keeping all 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 noticeable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signs 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 know more about furnace maintenance or would like to set up a service with one of our professionals, call Garoken Energy Co. Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or arrange an appointment online.