Three Tips to Keep Your Middle Georgia Home Comfortable During the Winter Months

The chillier temperatures in Middle Georgia will be here for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you deserve to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it running well with regular furnace service.

You count on your furnace to keep you cozy in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service annually. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you warm no matter how cold the winter gets.

If you’ve already scheduled your routine furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays cozy:

  • Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will complete an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. You’d be surprised how many areas leak hot or cold air.
  • Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air flows into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s cracked or damaged. There’s a good chance this could prevent a lot of cold air from slipping inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is often makes home heating a bigger challenge. They may permit a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can fix this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.

Use these tips as a starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and comfortable. Or, give the experts at Air Concepts of Middle Georgia a call at 478-200-5689 to get more tips and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t already. You can also make an appointment with us online.

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