Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 You’ve probably noticed the days are getting shorter and colder and it feels impossible to keep your home comfortable and warm. We’ve got a few tips that can help aside from completing annual furnace service. These tips will complement the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying cozy this winter in Winchester: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through cracks 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. Usually, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s more 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 great because they look pretty, and they can actually enhance your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from everyday household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should schedule regular furnace service annually. This will ensure your furnace is working as it should, and if it’s not, find problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. Call Thornberry Bros Inc at 859-745-1564 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.