How to keep your Napoleon and Northwest Ohio home comfortable this winter11/24/2015 The coldest temperatures in Napoleon and Northwest Ohio are here to stay for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with annual furnace service. You count on your furnace to keep you comfortable in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service every single year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you comfortable all winter long. If you’ve already scheduled your annual furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays comfortable: Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will do an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas leak hot or cold air. Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air enters your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Check your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s worn out or damaged. There’s a good chance this could stop a lot of cold air from making its way inside your home. Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is often makes home heating a bigger challenge. They may allow a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can rectify this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape. These tips are a good starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and cozy. Or, give the experts at Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. a call at 419-592-4756 to get more tips and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t done so yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.