Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 You’ve probably noticed the days are getting 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 boost the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfy this winter in Lexington: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through gaps around your windows and doors. This can be a costly problem when it’s time to pay your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking will fix the problem. Change your furnace filter. •This is crucial to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving you some money. What’s even better is that it’s really easy to do yourself. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are good to have because they look attractive, and they can actually improve 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 as it should, and if it’s not, discover problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable during the winter doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. Call James Heating & A/C, Inc at 336-853-6070 to find out more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.