Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it seems difficult to keep your home comfortable and toasty. We’ve got some 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 Utica: Seal air leaks. So much warm air escapes your home through gaps around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when it comes to your utility bill. Luckily, it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is important 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. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look nice, and they can actually boost 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 plan for regular furnace service yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working as it should, and if it’s not, find problem areas before they worsen. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. at 586-731-0950 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.