Want to save money this winter in an easy and affordable way?
Here are some great tips to help you do so:
Have an Energy Audit: We can check on your current equipment and energy usage to find ways to improve.
Check for Air Leaks in Your Home: Pay close attention to the windows and main doors to see if air is escaping from them.
Strategic Décor: You can actually heat your room by using thick curtains that attract the sun and using more area rugs or carpeting. Each will help to insulate the windows and floors and give you added warmth throughout the day.
Lower the Thermostat at Night: During a time when most people in the home are sleeping, the level of your heat can be turned down in order to use less energy. You probably wont notice the temperature lower a few degree while you sleep so it’s the best time to try to cut your consumption down.
Use Energy Efficient Models: By changing old appliances that are not certified energy efficient you will save money and not have to adjust your lifestyle at all. Such appliances are designed to use less energy and therefore save you money. The one time investment will in the long run, save you more money than it cost.
Keep your Air Vents Exposed: Though they may be unsightly or interfere with your furniture placement, your vents are the source of your heat and by keeping them covered your are not heating your home in the most efficient way possible.
Circulate the Air Throughout the Room: Warm air rises so use your ceiling fans that usually coo the home in the summer by reversing the angle of the blade in an effort to move the warm air downward.
Replace the Filter in your Furnace: Keeping your air filtration system clean is an easy way to save money this winter. By having a clean filter, air will circulate much easier and you will therefore not need to have your heat on for the same amount of time as a dirty one would.
Lower your Thermostat: It may seem obvious, but by simply lowering it by a few degrees you will have a much lower bill.
Check your Insulation: Having a properly insulated home goes a long way. Note the insulation in your attic and if possible, in and between your walls. Improper insulation will cost you money in the long term.
Use your Fireplace: Natural heating systems are an added way to save money this winter; use your fireplace whenever possible and always make sure your ventilation is functioning properly.
Saving money this winter does not have to be difficult. By making some simple changes you will keep your house warm without spending a lot of money.
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