How to Keep the Heater in Your Kent Apartment Running Efficiently This Winter

humidifers help keep heating efficientBefore the snow starts falling, you can take a few simple steps to keep the heater running efficiently.

  • Don’t be afraid to request help from the maintenance department. To keep a furnace running efficiently, it requires regular cleanings. Ask to have the heating system cleaned and for help changing the air filter.
  • Invest in a humidifier. Running the heater creates dry air, which can make your skin feel tight and chapped. Using a humidifier along with the heater adds moisture to air. It can also help the room feel warmer, allowing you to lower the thermostat and save on energy bills.
  • Draft-proof your apartment! Even tiny holes like the ones behind outlets allow hot air to escape. Purchase pre-cut outlet insulation pads from the local hardware store. Unscrew the outlet covers, add the insulation pad and replace the cover.

For more information on how to keep the heater running efficiently in your Signature Pointe apartment, contact us today.

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