It’s getting cooler out and that probably means you want to use your HVAC system in Greenville, NC for heating as opposed to cooling. That said, you don’t want to break the bank. As experienced technicians, we know a couple tips and tricks to heating your home frugally. As an early gift for the holidays, here’s some tips and tricks to keep your home nice and warm.

1. Adjust Your Fans and Thermostat

A great way to keep your home warm is to make sure you’re using the tools your come provides efficiently. If you reverse your ceiling fans to run clockwise at a low speed, that pushes warm air down. In addition, make sure you’re using a programmable thermostat. This will allow you to automatically turn the heat down at night and while you are away for extended periods of time. These little things can help you save big in the long run.

2. Seal Your Home

You need to make sure you’re not letting any unnecessary cold air from entering your home. Beyond checking your house for air leaks, seal cracks around windows with caulk and add weather-stripping or door sweeps to exterior doors. If you have older windows, you can keep cold drafts out with plastic window insulation kits. All of this will keep that warm air in.

3. Keep Your HVAC System Up to Date

Most importantly, an up to date HVAC system will make your home incredibly efficient. Beyond getting a scheduled maitenance check, make sure to change or clean your filters. Filters can et clogged with dust and dirt, so changing them will help with your bill and with the air quality in your home.

For more than two decades, Carolina Heating & Air Conditioning has provided quality heating and cooling services throughout Pitt and Beaufort Counties. We offer reliable HVAC HVAC Greenville, NC and Washington, NC services, products, and installations for homes and businesses in our community. This season, don’t forget to get it maintained to help cut down on costs. If you’re interested, contact us and we’ll set a date.

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