How to keep your East Bernard home comfortable this winter

Heating

The coldest temperatures in East Bernard will hang on for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with regular furnace service.

You rely on your furnace to keep you cozy in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service annually. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you comfortable all winter long.

If you’ve already had your regular furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays warm:

  • Have an energy audit — a lot of energy companies will do an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas let hot or cold air escape.
  • Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air comes into your home every time an exterior door is opened. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s gaping or damaged. This easy fix could prevent a lot of cold air from finding its way inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is one of the most common problems. They may let a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can rectify this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.

These tips are a good starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and cozy. Or, give the experts at E B Air Conditioning & Heating Service a call at 979-323-6109 for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.

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