The chillier temperatures in Arlington will hang on for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with annual furnace service.
You count on your furnace to keep you cozy in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service every single year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you comfortable all winter long.
If you’ve already taken care of your regular furnace service this year, here are some additional things you can do to make sure your home stays cozy:
- Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. You’d be surprised how many areas leak hot or cold air.
- Weatherstripping — a lot of cold air flows into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s cracked or damaged. This easy fix could block a lot of cold air from finding its way inside your home.
- Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is often makes home heating a bigger challenge. They may allow a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can rectify this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.
These tips will help a lot, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home comfy and cozy. Or, give the experts at Service Max Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 360-255-5857 for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t already. You can also make an appointment with us online.