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 a collection of tips that can help beyond completing annual furnace service. These tips will boost the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfortable this winter in Marshalltown: Seal air leaks. A great deal of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when you look at your utility bill. Luckily, it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s more is that it’s incredibly easy to do yourself. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are good to have because they look nice, 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 arrange regular furnace service annually. This will ensure your furnace is working correctly, and if it’s not, discover problem areas before they get worse. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call B & G HVAC at 641-752-3429 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also conveniently set up an appointment online.