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 warm. We’ve got a few tips that can help aside from completing annual furnace service. These tips will boost the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfortable this winter in Rapid City: Seal air leaks. So much warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be an expensive problem when it’s time to pay your utility bill. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Usually, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. Change your furnace filter. •This is imperative to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore saving you some money. The best part is that it’s super easy to do yourself. Inspect your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are great because they look nice, and they can actually improve your indoor air quality. A lot of common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from everyday 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, identify problem areas before they escalate. Keeping your home comfortable every winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Street Heating & Sheet Metal Inc at 605-342-5107 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.