How to keep your Muskogee home comfortable this winter11/24/2015 The chillier temperatures in Muskogee will hang on for a while. You may be thinking about summer, but you are able to be just as comfortable during winter. Your furnace makes this possible, so keep it working well with annual furnace service. You count on your furnace to keep you comfortable in winter. It’s important to keep it well-tuned with furnace service each year. When you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you and keep you comfortable throughout the winter. If you’ve already taken care of your annual furnace service this year, we’ve pulled together some additional things you can do to ensure your home stays cozy: Have an energy audit — you will find that many energy companies will complete an energy audit on your home to help you find areas that can improve. It’s amazing how many areas leak hot or cold air. Weatherstripping — a great deal of cold air flows into your home when doors are open. But did you realize cold air could be sneaking in even when doors are shut? Look at your weatherstripping and replace it if it’s worn out or damaged. There’s a good chance this could block a lot of cold air from finding its way inside your home. Recessed lighting — recessed lighting is one of the most common problems. 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. Use these tips as a starting point, but you can find many more tips to help keep your home comfy and cozy. Or, give the experts at Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. a call at 918-682-8238 to get more tips and schedule your annual furnace service if you haven’t yet. You can also make an appointment with us online.