Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are shorter and colder and it feels impossible to keep your home comfortable and toasty. We’ve got a few 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 Carlsbad: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be pricey problem when it’s time to pay your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is crucial to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. The best part is that it’s incredibly easy to do yourself. Inspect your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are good to have because they look attractive, and they can actually enhance your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from everyday household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should plan for regular furnace service every year. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable this winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Banister's Heating & Air Conditioning Services at 575-887-7777 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.