Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it feels impossible to keep your home comfortable and warm. We’ve got some tips that can help in addition to completing annual furnace service. These tips will enhance the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfortable this winter in Colorado Springs: Seal air leaks. So much warm air escapes your home through gaps around your windows and doors. This can be a costly problem when you look at 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 crucial to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore helping you save money. What’s even better is that it’s really 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 attractive, and they can actually boost your indoor air quality. Certain 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 as it should, and if it’s not, discover problem areas before they worsen. Keeping your home comfortable during the winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Mitchell Heating at 719-596-6677 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.