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Simple Ways to Boost Your HVAC Efficiency

family-hold-green-houseLet’s face it, you’re going to need your heater running in your home most days throughout the winter season. The weather here is cold during this time of year and you know that. Any homeowner in our area understands that they need a great heater in their home. What’s a great heater? It’s not only one that can emit heat. A great heater has to provide you with heat easily and for the right price. If you can’t say that your heater does this for you, then it’s time to take different measures.

If you want more from your heater, you can get it in a few simple ways. We understand heating in Layton, UT so we’ve rounded up a few of the best tips for homeowners. If you try a few of the tips below and you still can’t get the service you need, make sure that you schedule an appointment with us and have us take a deeper dive.

How to Give Your Heater That Extra Added Boost

You don’t have to do anything crazy when it comes to boosting the heating efficiency in your home. You can give your heater the extra added boost that you’re looking for with these simple tips:

Make Sure the Heater Has the Best Thermostat Available

If you can’t remember the last time you really gave your thermostat a second thought, then it’s probably time that you upgrade your system. Your thermostat is just like any other appliance in your home—there are constant advances in the technology offered surrounding this system. You want to make sure that you get the best service from your thermostat, so it’s a great idea to upgrade once in a while.

If you’ve had the same thermostat that you’ve currently had in your home for many years, then it’s time to consider getting a new unit. The best options you’ve got today are Wi-Fi and smart thermostats. We can make sure that you choose the best unit for your needs.

Lower the Thermostat Temperature

Are you looking to cut back on the energy costs in your home? The best thing that you can do for your home is to pick a lower thermostat setting. The best time to do this is while you’re sleeping. Layer on a few more blankets and drop the temperature on your thermostat by about 10°F. This can help you save 5%–10% on your energy bills with ease.

Check In on That Insulation

You can have the best heater in the world, but you’re still not going to feel warm unless you’re actually keeping the warm air in your home. The way you keep your conditioned air indoors where you want it is with the right insulation. Make sure that you check in on high-risk areas like attics, crawlspaces, around doors, and around windows. These issues are easily solved through efforts like caulking and weatherstripping.

Contact your HVAC and plumbing experts at Rentmeister Total Home Service today! We can get your plumbing system in amazing shape.

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