Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are shorter and colder and it seems difficult to keep your home comfortable and toasty. We’ve got a few tips that can help in addition to completing annual furnace service. These tips will complement the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfy this winter in West Columbia: Seal air leaks. A lot of warm air escapes your home through gaps around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when you look at your utility bill. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Generally, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving money. The best part is that it’s really easy to do yourself. Inspect your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look attractive, and they can actually improve your indoor air quality. Certain common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from ordinary household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should arrange regular furnace service every year. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they worsen. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Tri City Fuel & Heating Co., Inc. at 803-796-9172 to get more information about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.