Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are shorter and colder and it is hard to keep your home comfortable and warm. We’ve got some tips that can help aside from completing annual furnace service. These tips will complement the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfy this winter in South Beloit and Belvidere: Seal air leaks. A great deal of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when it’s time to pay your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is crucial to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s even better is that it’s incredibly 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. A lot of 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 correctly, and if it’s not, discover problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. at 877-389-2465 to find out more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.