Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 You’ve probably noticed the days are getting shorter and colder and it feels impossible 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 the Upper Rio Grande Valley: Seal air leaks. A lot 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. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Usually, 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 super easy to do yourself. Look at your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look attractive, and they can actually improve your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from ordinary 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 escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. Call Cytech Heating & Cooling at 956-630-3522 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.