How to keep your Saint Peters home comfortable this winter

Heating

The coldest temperatures in Saint Peters are here to stay for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it running well with regular furnace service.

You count on your furnace to keep you warm in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service annually. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you comfortable no matter how cold the winter gets.

If you’ve already scheduled your regular furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to ensure your home stays warm:

  • Have an energy audit — a lot of energy companies will complete an energy audit on your home to help you pinpoint areas that can improve. You’d be surprised how many areas leak hot or cold air.
  • Weatherstripping — a lot of cold air comes into your home every time an exterior door is opened. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Check your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s cracked or damaged. This simple task could prevent a lot of cold air from finding its way inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is a common problem with heating your home. They may let a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can repair 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 comfy and cozy. Or, give the experts at C-N-O Comfort Zone a call at 636-578-1777 for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t done so yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.

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