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 a collection of tips that can help aside from completing annual furnace service. These tips will complement the comfort your furnace provides. Here are four tips for staying comfortable this winter in Beaverton: Seal air leaks. A great deal of warm air escapes your home through small cracks around your windows and doors. This can be pricey problem when you look at your utility bill. Fortunately, it’s not costly to fix it. Usually, new weatherstripping or caulking is all it takes. Change your furnace filter. •This is crucial to improving your furnace’s efficiency, and therefore helping you save money. What’s more is that it’s incredibly easy to do yourself. Check your filter regularly and change it when the manufacturer recommends it. Get plants. Houseplants are good to have because they look attractive, and they can actually improve your indoor air quality. Many common houseplants will absorb some of the airborne toxins that are released from ordinary household cleaners, paints and other products. Furnace service. You should plan for regular furnace service yearly. This will ensure your furnace is working properly, and if it’s not, identify problem areas before they get worse. Keeping your home comfortable this winter doesn’t have to be a huge task. Call Garoken Energy Co. Inc. at 503-848-3838 to learn more about keeping your home comfortable or to schedule furnace service. You can also simply set up an appointment online.