Furnace Service and More: 5 Ways to Take On Heating Costs in Greenville10/29/2015 You can’t control the weather, but you can control how much you’re spending to stay cozy no matter the weather. While it might not be the first thing that comes to your mind, getting an regular furnace service is a great way to keep from overspending on your utility bills and now is an excellent time to get that scheduled. The pros at Ken Parker Service Inc have compiled some tips to help you save some money this coming season. Furnace Service—As we previously mentioned, furnace service can help save you in more ways than one. It can help you identify small problems before they become major problems, and it can help ensure your system is functioning at its best. Thermostat Adjustment—Changing the temperature on your thermostat even a few degrees can make a major change on your energy bill. It doesn’t take long for those savings to really add up. If you’re having trouble getting accustomed to the new temperature, try changing it gradually, perhaps a degree a day. Your body will swiftly adjust to the new temperature. Change Your Filter—Changing your furnace filter is one of the most simple and most helpful things a homeowner can do. A dirty filter will keep air from passing through easily, which will cause your system to work harder, which increases your utility bills. Address Drafts—Windows and doors with drafts can cause you to lose heat and money. Caulk and weather-stripping are easy ways to fix drafts. Efficiency Check—When your Ken Parker Service Inc technician is over for your regular furnace service, inquire about the efficiency level of your unit. They can help you decide if it is time to check into a more energy-efficient model, which could help save you money without inhibiting your comfort. There isn’t a bad time to start saving money. Of course there are other ways to save money, but hopefully this will get you off on the right foot. If you need to schedule your regular furnace service or have any other questions about your home comfort give us a call at 903-883-2829. You can also book an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.