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How to keep your Bishop home comfortable this winter

The coldest temperatures in Bishop will hang on 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 working well with annual furnace service.

You depend on your furnace to keep you warm in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service every single year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you comfortable no matter how cold the winter gets.

If you’ve already had your routine furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to ensure your home stays warm:

  • Have an energy audit — quite a few energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you pinpoint areas that can improve. It’s amazing how many areas leak hot or cold air.
  • Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air enters your home through open doors. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Inspect your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s gaping or damaged. This easy fix could stop a lot of cold air from slipping 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 will help a lot, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home warm and comfortable. Or, give the experts at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 760-784-9034 for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t done so yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.