Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Furnace Service12/11/2015 Days are shorter and colder and it is hard to keep your home comfortable and cozy. We’ve got some tips that can help in addition to completing annual furnace service. These tips will boost the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying cozy this winter in Olathe: Seal air leaks. A great deal 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. The good news is it’s not costly to fix it. Most times, new weatherstripping or caulking will do the job. 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 boost your indoor air quality. A lot of 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 annually. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, find problem areas before they get worse. Keeping your home comfortable during the winter doesn’t have to be time-consuming task. Call Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning at 913-432-3342 to find out more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also easily set up an appointment online.