Three Tips to Keep Your Hamilton Home Comfortable During the Winter Months

November 24, 2015

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

You depend on your furnace to keep you cozy in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service each year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you warm all winter long.

If you’ve already taken care of your routine furnace service this year, we have some additional things you can do to be certain your home stays comfortable:

  • Have an energy audit — quite a few energy companies will complete an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas let hot or cold air escape.
  • Weatherstripping — a large amount of cold air comes into your home through open doors. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect 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 fix this problem with a little caulk or aluminum tape.

Use these tips as a starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and cozy. Or, give the experts at Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC a call at 513-268-5164 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.