How to keep your Macon home comfortable this winter11/24/2015 The coldest temperatures in Macon will hang on for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you should realize you can be just as comfortable during winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with regular furnace service. You depend on your furnace to keep you cozy 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, here are some additional things you can do to ensure your home stays cozy: Have an energy audit — quite a few energy companies will perform an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. You’d be surprised how many areas let hot or cold air escape. Weatherstripping — a lot of cold air enters your home through open doors. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Check 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 often makes home heating a bigger challenge. They may permit 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 Air Temperature Control a call at 478-784-1109 for more ideas and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.