How to Keep Your Winnipeg Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to keep warm during the Winnipeg winter, your furnace will requite some maintenance to have it working at its best. If you’ve already booked your once a year tune-up with Kirkfield Heating & Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t panic if you haven’t, you still can! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to book your appointment. Between professional tune-ups, there are plenty things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tricks to keep your furnace in good shape:To make sure your system is running correctly, 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 give us a call.Check your filters regularly 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 maintain peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockage. This includes keeping the ventilation outside of your home clear.Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or noticeable 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 important to us 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 professionals, call Kirkfield Heating & Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.