How to keep your Huntsville home comfortable this winter

Heating

The coldest temperatures in Huntsville will hang on for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you deserve to be just as comfortable during winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it running well with routine furnace service.

You rely on your furnace to keep you cozy 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 warm throughout the winter.

If you’ve already scheduled your regular furnace service this year, here are some additional things you can do to make sure your home stays comfortable:

  • Have an energy audit — quite a few energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you identify 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? 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 slipping 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 will help a lot, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and cozy. Or, give the experts at All Weather Heating & Air Conditioning Inc a call at 256-801-4701 and we can help with that and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t already. You can also make an appointment with us online.

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