With colder weather settled in and days that seem like there’s hardly any sunshine, it can be tough to always feel like your home is a cozy place to be. That spreads far beyond doing annual air conditioner service too, because there are numerous things you can do to help make your home feel comfortable even when your air conditioner is operating at its peak.
Here are four that we find particularly helpful here in Brandon:
- Seal air leaks. Air leaks, whether they’re around your windows or your doors, may mean quite a bit of air is escaping your home. Not to mention that the air that you’ve just paid to be heated or cooled is heading outside also. There are a variety of fixes that can help you shut those gaps, from weatherstripping to caulking, and they are fairly simple fixes for homeowners to do themselves.
- Switch your air conditioner filter. This is one of the most important things you can do to not only increase your air conditioner’s efficiency, but also to help save you on your bills. Plus, you don’t need to have your air conditioner service technician to do it, you can do it yourself. It’s typically recommended to switch your air conditioner filter every one or two months to get the most out of its capabilities, but some could last even longer.
- Get plants. Indoor plants can leave you with a host of comforts for your home. Not only are they visually attractive, they may likely improve your indoor air quality as well because plants absorb a number of contaminants that are emitted from various common household cleaners, paints and other products.
- Air conditioner service. This should be something that you’re already doing, but it never hurts to have a reminder. Having air conditioner service performed annually helps you make certain that your air conditioner is in working-order, and if there’s a need for repairs, those can be fixed so your comfort isn’t conceded.
It doesn’t have to feel overwhelming to keep a comfortable home when winter sets in. Feel free to give us a call at 204-728-0180 to hear about any of these suggestions or find out more about air conditioners, our air conditioner service or anything else comfort related.