How to keep your Brea home comfortable during cooler months11/24/2015The dipping temperatures in Brea aren’t heading anywhere, and while it’s not hard to dream about the warmer temps, it’s important to remember that you can continue to be just as comfortable during cooler months. Of course, your air conditioner plays a huge role in this, which is why it’s so vital to keep up with annual air conditioner service. We do have to note that there are few things that will contribute as much to your comfort during these months as a well-tuned air conditioner. That’s why air conditioner service is recommended be scheduled annually. After all, who wants to spend these colder months not knowing if their air conditioner is going to keep them covered the entire time? Already done with your annual air conditioner service? Here are a few other jobs you can do to help keep your home comfortable: Energy audit — a lot of energy companies will have an energy audit for your home so you can uncover areas that need fixed. You may be surprised what areas are permitting hot or cold air to escape. Weatherstripping — regardless of the door’s location, doors allow the opportunity for a lot of warm air to make it’s way inside your home. However, when your door is shut, you may still have air making its way indoors. Check to see if your weatherstripping is all good or if it’s worn, torn, or damaged in any other way that could be permitting cold air inside. If you uncover any concerns, weatherstripping is basic to switch out and can take care of the problem. Recessed lighting — one of the most common culprits for air leaks could be your recessed lighting. Depending on how old your lights are, they might be letting all the hot air in your home escape through your ceiling. Fixing this is as simple as sealing it with caulk or aluminum tape. These handful tips are just a starting point, but do note that there are other simple fixes you can do once you’ve had annual air conditioner service completed. Many of them can be cost-effective and easy things to complete on the weekend. However, if you still need to set up air conditioner service, give the pros at Econo Air a call at 714-695-6661 or schedule an appointment with us online.