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 warm. We’ve got some tips that can help beyond completing annual furnace service. These tips will complement the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfortable this winter in Excelsior Springs: Seal air leaks. So much warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be pricey problem when it comes to your utility bill. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is important to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore helping you save money. The best part is that it’s really easy to do yourself. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look attractive, and they can actually improve your indoor air quality. Many common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from common household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should schedule regular furnace service yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working correctly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Colvin's Inc at 816-630-2702 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also conveniently set up an appointment online.