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 cozy. We’ve got a few 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 comfortable this winter in Napoleon and Northwest Ohio: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be a costly problem when it comes to your utility bill. Luckily, it’s not costly to fix it. Usually, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is important to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. The best part is that it’s really 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 nice, and they can actually enhance your indoor air quality. A lot of 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 correctly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable during the winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. at 419-592-4756 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.