Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are 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 comfy this winter in Asheville: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be pricey problem when it comes to your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking will fix the problem. 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 good to have because they look attractive, and they can actually boost your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from everyday household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should schedule regular furnace service annually. This will ensure your furnace is working correctly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. Call 1st Choice Service Group Inc at 828-551-2913 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also conveniently set up an appointment online.