Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are shorter and colder and it seems difficult to keep your home comfortable and warm. We’ve got a few tips that can help beyond completing annual furnace service. These tips will enhance the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying cozy this winter in McHenry: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when you look at your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore helping you save money. What’s more is that it’s super easy to do yourself. Check 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. 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 arrange regular furnace service every year. This will ensure your furnace is working as it should, and if it’s not, discover problem areas before they get worse. Keeping your home comfortable during the winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Jett's Heating & Air Inc. at 815-459-4700 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also conveniently set up an appointment online.