Keeping you heater maintained is critical if you want it operate properly and last for a while. A bit of basic maintenance will not only make sure it's working the way it's supposed to and keep it clean, but it may also reduce the risk of injury or fire.
If you have a gas or electric heater, it should have come with instructions for maintenance. If you're unsure about what's required, you can always contact the manufacturer with the model number for more information on how to maintain your heater.
Occasionally cleaning your fireplace will help to ensure your home's not covered in ash and soot. Find out how to clean your fireplace without making too big a mess.
Keeping your flues and chimneys clear and free from blockages and creosote is all part of using a wood heater or fireplace, and essential if you don't want your home to fill with smoke!
Heating ducts carry air all around your house, and vents often get dirty as a result of how much air flows through them. Find out if (and how) you need to clean them.