Smart fixes to help you beat the cold and save
iStockAre you ready for winter? The cold season places new demands on your home, especially on heating systems and the building envelope. So make sure your furnace and heaters are in good working order while also ensuring your walls, windows and insulation are doing their best to keep the heat in. Here are some things you should do every fall to keep your home safe, well lit and comfortable while helping you meet your Team Power Smart challenge.
Turning on the furnace for the first time in the fall can make your home smell musty. That’s because all the dust and other particles that have built up during normal operation as well as during the summer downtime get stirred up and sent airborne from vents.