Hosting a birthday party offers a great way for you to celebrate a loved one’s special day. If you’ll be having it at your house, there are certain party considerations to keep in mind. Make sure you think about the following while getting ready for this birthday celebration, so that all of your guests will be comfortable.
Winter birthday parties can make your home feel a bit cooler than it should. Finding and sealing up any gaps you find helps block drafts while also keeping heated air in your Yuma home. Close up any openings you find around doors, windows, outlets, and light switches. You should also seal up gaps around pipes and cables that go through an outer wall. Closing up these openings means that your furnace or heat pump won’t have to run as much during the party.
Check Your Thermostat
When thinking about party considerations in terms of home comfort, one of the most important things to do is check your thermostat. You might need to adjust the setting on it for the party, depending on certain factors, such as how many people will be over, whether or not you’re using your oven for baking, and what the temperature is like outside. If it’s colder out, consider raising the thermostat a degree or two. If it’s a warmer winter day, you might need to turn the air conditioning on to keep your home from getting too hot, especially if you have a lot of guests.
Replace the Air Filter
Indoor air quality is another factor to consider when you’re hosting a birthday party. A dusty air filter can cause respiratory issues for your guests. Putting in a clean air filter means that you’ll have improved air quality for all of your guests, and your HVAC system won’t be running as often to warm up your home or cool it off.
If you need to schedule HVAC maintenance or have any repairs done before your party, contact Hansberger Refrigeration and Electric Company. We offer high-quality heating and cooling services for homeowners in the Yuma area.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Yuma, Arizona about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Guide or call us at 928-723-3183.