Furnace Service and More: 5 Ways to Take On Heating Costs in Wisconsin Rapids10/29/2015There’s no getting around the change of seasons in Wisconsin Rapids, it’s something we all have to be ready for and make changes to accommodate. While it still may not be at the front of your mind, the time is getting closer to start using your heating system. This, of course, means that it’s the best time to think about annual furnace service as well, but probably not in the way that you had previously thought. Energy savings comes in a number shapes and forms, to include: Furnace Service. Many homeowners strictly associate furnace service with swapping out filters, but having a tune-up done can help your system run smoother, providing you with efficient comfort that may help you save on your monthly heating costs. Take It Down A Notch. Adjusting the temperature on your thermostat even a couple degrees could help you save consistently throughout the year. It’s pretty clear, but when your system doesn’t have to run as often, you don’t have to pay as much in energy costs. Filters. Another simple fix that most every homeowner can take care of on their own, swapping furnace filters every month or two during the heating season helps air pass through more smoothly, making less work for your furnace. Defeat Drafts. It’s not difficult to lose a lot of your heated air to drafty windows and doors, so be sure to take advantage of caulk and weatherstripping to close those annoying holes and keep the warm air indoors to enjoy. High Efficiency. When your Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc pro comes by for your annual furnace service, ask about your current system’s efficiency level and what higher efficiency models are out there. Choosing higher efficiency can provide you with the same level of comfort, while helping decrease your monthly energy bills. Everyone likes to save a few dollars here and there, and by no means is this list the end-all be-all, but there are a few basic ways to help increase your comfort when the temperatures dip in Wisconsin Rapids. Whether you’re calling to set up annual furnace service or simply want to know which furnace filter is right for your system, give the pros at Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc a call at 715-421-5555 or schedule an appointment online to start saving a little more today.