Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 The days are starting to get shorter and colder and it feels impossible to keep your home comfortable and toasty. We’ve got a collection of tips that can help beyond completing annual furnace service. These tips will enhance the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying cozy this winter in Keokuk: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be a costly problem when it comes to your utility bill. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking will fix the problem. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving you some money. What’s even better is that it’s really easy to do yourself. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are good to have because they look attractive, and they can actually boost your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from common household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should schedule regular furnace service yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, find problem areas before they get worse. Keeping your home comfortable this winter doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task. Call WM J Kraus & Son at 319-524-3714 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.