Comfort Maximized – From New Plants to Air Conditioner Service12/11/2015With winter settled in and days that seem like there’s hardly any sunlight, it can be tough to always feel like your home is a comfy place to be. That spreads far beyond doing annual air conditioner service too, because there are various things you can do to help make your home feel comfortable even when your air conditioner is doing its. Here are four that we find especially helpful here in Orange County: Seal air leaks. Air leaks, whether they’re around your windows or your doors, can mean quite a bit of air is leaving your home. It goes without saying that the air that you’ve just paid to be heated or cooled is making its way outside also. There are various options that can help you close those gaps, from weatherstripping to caulking, and they are relatively basic fixes for homeowners to do themselves. Swap your air conditioner filter. This is one of the most crucial things you can do to not only increase your air conditioner’s efficiency, but also to help save you money. Plus, you don’t need to have your air conditioner service technician to do it, you can take care of it yourself. It’s normally recommended to swap your air conditioner filter every one or two months to get the most out of its benefits, but some may last even longer. Buy plants. Indoor plants can provide a variety of comforts for your home. Not only are they visually appealing, they may possibly better your indoor air quality as well because plants absorb a variety of contaminants that are emitted from a host of common household cleaners, paints and other products. Air conditioner service. This should be something that you’re already handling, but it never hurts to have a reminder. Having air conditioner service performed annually helps you be sure that your air conditioner is in working-order, and if there’s a need for repairs, those can be fixed so your comfort isn’t in trouble. It doesn’t have to feel overwhelming to keep a comfortable home when winter sets in. Feel free to give us a call at 949-525-9119 or set up an appointment online to learn more about any of these suggestions or find out more about air conditioners, our air conditioner service or anything else comfort related.