Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it feels impossible to keep your home comfortable and cozy. 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 Aurora: 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 you look at your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. What’s more is that it’s super easy to do yourself. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are a perfect addition to your home because they look attractive, and they can actually enhance 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 plan for regular furnace service every year. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, find problem areas before they worsen. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. Call Service Plus Mechanical at 630-809-6319 to find out more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.