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 warm. We’ve got some 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 comfortable this winter in East Peoria: Seal air leaks. So much warm air escapes your home through cracks around your windows and doors. This can be a costly problem when it comes to your utility bill. Luckily, it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is crucial to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s even better is that it’s really easy to do yourself. Look at your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look attractive, and they can actually enhance your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from ordinary household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should plan for regular furnace service every year. This will ensure your furnace is working correctly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they get worse. Keeping your home comfortable this winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Accurate Heating & Cooling LLC at 309-437-2703 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also conveniently set up an appointment online.