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How to keep your Lawrence home comfortable this winter

The coldest temperatures in Lawrence will hang on for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable during winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it operating well with annual furnace service.

You rely 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 warm no matter how cold the winter gets.

If you’ve already taken care of your regular furnace service this year, we have some additional things you can do to make sure your home stays comfortable:

  • Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will do an energy audit on your home to help you identify areas that can improve. You’d be surprised how many areas let hot or cold air escape.
  • Weatherstripping — a lot of cold air flows into your home every time an exterior door is opened. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s worn out or damaged. There’s a good chance this could stop a lot of cold air from finding its way inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is one of the most common problems. They may let 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 warm and comfortable. Or, give the experts at Scott Temperature a call at 785-843-2244 to get more tips and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t already. You can also make an appointment with us online.