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How to keep your Shelby Township home comfortable this winter

The chillier temperatures in Shelby Township are here to stay for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you should realize you can be just as comfortable during winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with regular furnace service.

You rely on your furnace to keep you warm 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 warm no matter how cold the winter gets.

If you’ve already had your routine furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays cozy:

  • Have an energy audit — quite a few energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you pinpoint areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas leak hot or cold air.
  • Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air comes into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Check your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s gaping or damaged. This easy fix could stop a lot of cold air from slipping inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is often makes home heating a bigger challenge. They may permit 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 comfy and cozy. Or, give the experts at Mr. Air Repair a call at 586-262-4258 for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.