Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it is hard to keep your home comfortable and warm. We’ve got a few tips that can help aside from completing annual furnace service. These tips will boost the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying cozy this winter in Wisconsin Rapids: Seal air leaks. A great deal of warm air escapes your home through cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when it’s time to pay your utility bill. Luckily, it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is important to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s even better is that it’s super easy to do yourself. Inspect your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are a perfect addition to your home because they look pretty, and they can actually boost your indoor air quality. Many common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from everyday household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should arrange regular furnace service yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working as it should, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they worsen. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc at 715-421-5555 to find out more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.