As winter approaches, our thoughts turn to days and evenings spent curled up in a favorite blanket, large bowls of warm home-made soup, and the welcoming scent of a wood-burning fire.
Unfortunately, winter also can bring uncomfortably high energy bills as we struggle to keep our homes and families comfortable with a heating system that’s seen better days.
Of course, let’s not pin all the blame on those poor, older furnaces and boilers. Because even brand new homes with new heating systems lose heat, thus driving up the cost of your heating bills because a corner or two was cut during construction and for various other reasons.
Here’s where heat loss is most likely to incur inside your home:
Since a little knowledge really can go a long way, let’s look now at how you can effectively stem the tide of heat loss:
In addition, you can also help reduce your home heating costs by having your system professionally cleaned and inspected. At CT Mechanical Solutions, that’s a specialty of ours, one designed also to extend the life of your system while reducing the frequency and cost of repairs. If it’s been a year or longer since your heating system was last professionally serviced, contact CT Mechanical Solutions today.