Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it feels impossible to keep your home comfortable and cozy. We’ve got a collection of tips that can help beyond completing annual furnace service. These tips will enhance the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying cozy this winter in Carpentersville: Seal air leaks. A great deal of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when it comes to your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore helping you save money. What’s even better is that it’s incredibly easy to do yourself. Inspect your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are a perfect addition to your home because they look attractive, and they can actually enhance your indoor air quality. A lot of common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from common household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should arrange regular furnace service annually. This will ensure your furnace is working correctly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc at 224-699-9229 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.