Today is one of those amazing snow days here in Thornton, Colorado. That leaves us only a few short days to get your home ready for Thanksgiving. The number one thing you want to make sure that goes right your Thanksgiving maybe Turkey, but you also want your home to warm and cozy, especially with all the snow we are getting this year. Prepare your heater for Thanksgiving before the family arrives. If you follow these tips you could also put a couple of extra bucks in your pocket by saving on your energy bill.
Prepare your heater for Thanksgiving
Program your thermostat:
The number one thing to do to ensure that your family is warm this Thanksgiving is to program your thermostat. Even if you are going to be away, programming your thermostat will not only help you save on your energy bill but will also make sure that critical parts of your home like water flow do not get interrupted by a cold blast.
The Department of Energy
recommends that you set your thermostat to 68 degrees while you are in the home. This will ensure that you are comfortable. Also, if you set your thermostat 7-10 degrees lower than you normally do you could save 10% on your annual energy bill which equates to nearly $85 a year.
Clean or replace your filter:
Did you know that the quickest way to save on your energy bill is to clean or replace your filter regularly. The Department of Energy states that you can reduce your energy bill by nearly 15% by replacing your filter every month. Aside from energy saving, you can help those in your family that have asthma issues by keeping your home clean of dust and germs.
Schedule an annual furnace tune-up:
Your furnace needs annual maintenance just like your car. There are many reasons why you need annual heating maintenance, but the number one reason is to save you money in the long run.
Call Cozy Comfort Today
for a home heat evaluation, or for any of your repair needs. (303) 357-9807