With winter settled in and days that seem like there’s hardly any sunlight, it can be difficult to always feel like your home is a cozy place to be. That spreads far beyond having annual air conditioner service too, because there are various things you can do to help make your home feel cozy even when your air conditioner is doing its.
Here are four that we find particularly helpful here in Naples:
- Seal air leaks. Air leaks, whether they’re around your windows or your doors, could mean a lot of air is escaping your home. It goes without saying 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 close those gaps, from weatherstripping to caulking, and they are fairly easy fixes for homeowners to take care of 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 energy costs. Plus, you don’t need to have your air conditioner service technician to do it, you can take care of it yourself. It’s usually 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 provide a variety of comforts for your home. Not only are they visually appealing, they could potentially boost your indoor air quality as well because plants absorb a variety of pollutants that are emitted from a host of common household cleaners, paints and other products.
- Air conditioner service. This should be something that you’re already handling, but it never hurts to have a reminder. Having air conditioner service completed annually helps make sure that your air conditioner is in working-order, and if there’s a need for repairs, those can be addressed so your comfort isn’t conceded.
It doesn’t have to feel tough to keep a comfortable home when winter sets in. Feel free to give us a call at 239-241-5318 to talk about any of these suggestions or find out more about air conditioners, our air conditioner service or anything else comfort related.