Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are shorter and colder and it is hard to keep your home comfortable and toasty. We’ve got a collection of tips that can help in addition to completing annual furnace service. These tips will enhance the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfy this winter in Colfax: Seal air leaks. So much warm air escapes your home through cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when you look at your utility bill. Luckily, it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking will fix the problem. 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 super easy to do yourself. Look at your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are a perfect addition to your home because they look pretty, and they can actually boost your indoor air quality. Many 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 annually. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they worsen. Keeping your home comfortable this winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Ackerman Heating & Air Conditioning at 509-397-3622 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also conveniently set up an appointment online.