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

The chillier temperatures in Greensburg will hang on for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you should realize you can be just as comfortable all 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 every single year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you cozy no matter how cold the winter gets.

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

  • Have an energy audit — you will find that many 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 great deal of cold air flows into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s gaping or damaged. There’s a good chance this 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 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 warm and comfortable. Or, give the experts at Wallpe Heating & Cooling a call at 812-638-4232 to get more tips and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t already. You can also make an appointment with us online.

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