How to keep your Bossier City home comfortable this winter

Heating

The chillier temperatures in Bossier City will be here for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you should realize you can be just as comfortable during winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it operating well with annual furnace service.

You rely on your furnace to keep you warm in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service each year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you warm all winter long.

If you’ve already had your annual furnace service this year, we have some additional things you can do to make sure your home stays cozy:

  • Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will complete an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas let hot or cold air leak out of your home.
  • Weatherstripping — a large amount of cold air flows into your home through open doors. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Look at your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s worn out or damaged. This easy fix could prevent 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 fix this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.

Use these tips as a starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home comfy and cozy. Or, give the experts at Brooks Heating and Air Conditioning a call at 800-COOLING for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.

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