Three Tips to Keep Your Holdrege Home Comfortable During the Winter Months

November 24, 2015

The colder temperatures in Holdrege will hang on for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you deserve to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it running well with annual furnace service.

You depend on your furnace to keep you cozy 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 cozy all winter long.

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

  • Have an energy audit — a lot of energy companies will do an energy audit on your home to help you identify areas that can improve. It’s amazing how many areas let hot or cold air escape.
  • Weatherstripping — a large amount 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 easy fix 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 let a lot of warm air to escape through your ceiling. You can rectify this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.

These tips will help a lot, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and comfortable. Or, give the experts at Durable Service a call at 308-995-8177 and we can help with that and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t done so yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.