Three Tips to Keep Your East Bernard Home Comfortable During the Winter Months

November 24, 2015

The coldest temperatures in East Bernard will hang on for a while. You may be daydreaming about summer, but you deserve to be just as comfortable throughout winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it operating well with routine furnace service.

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

If you’ve already taken care of your annual furnace service this year, we have some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays comfortable:

  • Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will do an energy audit on your home to help you pinpoint areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas let hot or cold air leak out of your home.
  • Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air flows into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Check your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s gaping or damaged. This easy fix could block a lot of cold air from finding its way inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is often makes home heating a bigger challenge. 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.

Use these tips as a 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, LLC a call at 979-335-4262 to get more tips and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.