Winters can be harsh in our region, so most of us are not going to have the opportunity to open a window now and then for ventilation. We still need some fresh air to improve our indoor air quality over the winter. Ventilation, be it an open window or a dedicated ventilation system, can get fresh air in and let stale air out.
A well-functioning furnace is a necessity to keep your family comfortably warm and avoid mid-winter breakdowns or unnecessarily high heating costs. If you have concerns about how well your furnace is performing, the approaching end of winter is an ideal time to assess its efficiency and potential lifespan.
Here are some key factors to weigh to gauge furnace performance:
Fort Wayne’s winters are milder than many other cities, but having a working furnace is still very important. Dry air is the main obstacle presented by most heating systems, but humidifiers easily take care of that problem.
The cold wind beating down your door can only mean one thing -- winter is finally here, and so is your heating bill. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to cut your home heating bills this winter. Start with these five techniques: