Furnace Service and More: 5 Ways to Take On Heating Costs in Genoa

October 29, 2015

You can’t control the weather, but you can control how much you’re spending to remain snug no matter the weather. While it might not be the initial thing that comes to your mind, getting an yearly furnace service is a fantastic way to keep from spending too much on your utility bills and now is the perfect time to get that scheduled. The pros at Assured Appliance and Heating & Air have put together a few tips to help you save some money this coming season.

  1. Furnace Service—As we previously mentioned, furnace service can help save you a number of ways. It can help you identify small problems before they become major problems, and it can help ensure your system is running at its best.
  2. Thermostat Adjustment—Switching the temperature on your thermostat several degrees can make a huge dent on your energy bill. It doesn’t take long for those savings to really add up. If you’re having problems getting acclimated to the new temperature, try adjusting it bit by bit, perhaps a degree a day. Your body will quickly adjust to the new temperature.
  3. Change Your Filter—Changing your furnace filter is one of the easiest and most beneficial things a homeowner can do. A dirty filter will keep air from passing through effortlessly, which will cause your system to work harder, which hikes up your utility bills.
  4. Address Drafts—Windows and doors might be causing you to lose a lot of heat and money. Caulk and weather-stripping are easy ways to tackle drafts.
  5. Efficiency Check—When your Assured Appliance and Heating & Air technician is over for your annual furnace service, ask them about the efficiency level of your unit. They can assist you in deciding if it is time to explore getting a more energy-efficient model, which could help save you money without hindering your comfort.

There isn’t a bad time to start saving money. Of course there are additional ways to save money, but hopefully this will help you get started. If you need to schedule your yearly furnace service or have any other questions about your home comfort give us a call at 847-306-8990.