Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it seems difficult to keep your home comfortable and toasty. We’ve got some tips that can help in addition to completing annual furnace service. These tips will boost the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfy this winter in Madera: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when you look at your utility bill. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is important to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s more is that it’s really easy to do yourself. Look at your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look pretty, and they can actually boost your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from common household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should schedule regular furnace service yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working correctly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable during the winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. at 559-675-1681 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.