Furnace Service and More: 5 Ways to Take On Heating Costs in Longview10/29/2015There’s no getting around the changing weather in Longview, it’s something we all have to adjust for and make changes to accommodate. While it still may not be at the front of your mind, the time is getting closer to start using your heating system. This, of course, means that it’s the perfect time to consider annual furnace service as well, but possibly not in the way that you had previously thought. Energy savings comes in a number shapes and forms, like: Furnace Service. Many homeowners only associate furnace service with changing out filters, but having a tune-up performed can help your system run better, providing you with efficient comfort that can help you save on your monthly heating bills. Take It Down A Notch. Altering the temperature on your thermostat even a handful of degrees could help you save consistently throughout the year. It’s pretty obvious, but when your system doesn’t have to operate as often, you don’t have to pay as much in energy costs. Filters. Another easy fix that most every homeowner can take care of on their own, changing furnace filters every month or two during the heating season helps air pass through more easily, making less work for your furnace. Defeat Drafts. It’s not difficult to lose a lot of your heated air to drafty windows and doors, so be sure to take advantage of caulk and weatherstripping to close those irritating holes and keep the warm air indoors to enjoy. High Efficiency. When your Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. expert comes by for your annual furnace service, ask about your current system’s efficiency level and what higher efficiency models are available. Choosing higher efficiency can provide you with the same level of comfort, while helping reduce your monthly energy expenses. Everyone likes to save a few dollars here and there, and by no means is this list complete, but there are a few basic ways to help boost your comfort when the temperatures go down in Longview. Whether you’re calling to schedule annual furnace service or simply want to know which furnace filter is right for your system, give the pros at Ben Maines Air Conditioning, Inc. a call at 903-758-0701 or schedule an appointment online to start saving a little more today.