10 AC Heat Tips In Florida
- Heating can be a challenge in Florida during the winter months. You may have high$ heating bills more than they should. If you haven’t hasn’t heating system serviced in a while, Make an appointment NOW!
- If your AC system has not been serviced, The heating in your home may still be expensive to run. Get It Inspected Today!, and you’ll be ready for winter.
- Has your heating system inspected before you need it. A preventive maintenance can alert you to problems you didn’t know about, and can prevent costly breakdowns during the winter.
Check your air supply ducts for leaks, and seal them. Duct leaks can be an expensive problem! Think about changing your old thermostat to a new smart programmable model. Using Insulating window tint can help keep out cold as well as heat and is less than replacement windows.
- Change your air filters regularly always have extras so you won’t run out. Dirty filters make your system work harder, increasing your operations costs.
Check for air leaks: at windows and doors, Seal the spots with caulking and/or weather stripping to keep chilly air outside.
Check around chimneys, pipes, furnace flues, windows, doors, electrical outlets, light switches, and anywhere else cracks may allow heat to escape and cold air to come in. If the area is too big to caulk, spray foam fills in those larger gaps. This video shows you how to insulate your electrical outlets.
replaced your door sweeps, you can also stop incoming air flow with a simple to make Draft Snake. Using heavy fabric and inexpensive dried beans, the Draft Snake is a physical barrier to chilly air (or escaping cool air in the summer.) Use a fabric that matches the decor in each area of your home that needs one.
Keep your chimney’s flue closed when you’re not using it. Add a visible mark showing “open” and “closed” to ensure it’s not accidentally left open.
Insulate attic door insulation will keep the heated air inside your home.
Insulate the basement’s ceiling to keep cold air from seeping upwards. Insulate the walls to add additional living space and keep your entire home warmer.