The fall and winter months are cold and it can be pricey to try and stay warm through those months. There area few things you can do to save some money during this time and stay comfortable as well. If you are going to be out of the house or sleeping adjust the temperature of the heater to about ten degrees lower than you normally keep it, seal up any areas that leak, take advantage of the sun when it is out, and keep maintenance up on your heating system.
- There are some very simple ways to save both money and energy during the winter months.
- Open your curtains and allow the sunlight to warm up your home.
- If you are home and not sleeping, put your thermostat as low as you can without being uncomfortable.
“Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and inexpensive actions you can take to ensure maximum savings through the winter.”