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 cozy. 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 comfortable this winter in Longview: 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. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Usually, new weatherstripping or caulking will fix the problem. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving you some money. The best part is that it’s incredibly 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 improve 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 yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. at 903-758-0701 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.