The coldest temperatures in Lawrence are here to stay for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you should realize you can be just as comfortable throughout winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with routine furnace service.
You rely on your furnace to keep you comfortable in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service annually. 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 routine furnace service this year, we have some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays comfortable:
- Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you identify areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas let hot or cold air escape.
- Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air enters your home every time an exterior door is opened. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Look at your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s worn out or damaged. This simple task could stop 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 let a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can repair this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.
These tips are a good starting point, 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 785-269-0465 and we can help with that and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.