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

The colder temperatures in Omaha are here to stay for a while. You may be wishing for summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable all winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it running well with regular furnace service.

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

If you’ve already taken care of your regular furnace service this year, here are some additional things you can do to make sure your home stays comfortable:

  • Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you identify areas that can improve. It’s shocking how many areas leak hot or cold air.
  • Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air comes into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Check your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s worn out or damaged. This simple task could stop a lot of cold air from making its way inside your home.
  • Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is a common problem with heating your home. 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.

These tips are a good starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home comfy and cozy. Or, give the experts at The Frazier Company a call at 402-628-0206 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.

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