How to Keep Your Menomonie and western Wisconsin Home Comfortable This Winter


Maintaining your furnace is vital to keeping it functioning well and keeping you and your family cozy during the Menomonie and western Wisconsin colder months. If you already called Halverson Brothers Inc for your annual service, you’re certainly on top of things. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Chat with us at 715-352-4052 to get one set-up.

There are many straightforward things you can do in between expert maintenance to improve the efficiency of your furnace and keep it operating in tip top shape. Try these furnace maintenance tips:

  • Yes, we’ve said it before, but we can’t highlight this enough: check your filters frequently and clean or swap them when recommended. This is such a simple way to increase the airflow through your furnace and preserve maximum efficiency.
  • Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockages. This includes keeping any ventilation out of your home clear.
  • Test your thermostat regularly to confirm that it’s functioning appropriately. Simply turn it on and slowly raise the temperature setting until you notice your furnace turn on. If it doesn’t turn on, check back to our blog post on furnace repair for extra thermostat tips, or give us a call.
  • If you notice dust accumulating around your cool air returns or a great deal of dirt within your ducts, think about having your ducts expertly cleaned. To hear more about duct cleaning and how to determine if it’s time to hire someone, look at our blog on duct cleaning.

Keeping you and your family warm and cozy matters to us. For more ideas on DIY furnace maintenance or to arrange a tune-up with one of our experts, call Halverson Brothers Inc at 715-352-4052. We’re happy to help!

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