How to Stay Warm at Home This Winter

Colder temperatures do not have to mean being uncomfortable at home. There are ways to increase your coziness by taking a few steps to prepare for winter. Make Doors and Windows Shut Tightly As cold weather approaches, make sure all of the windows and doors in your home are able to close completely. Some simple housekeeping can help your doors and windows attain a tighter seal. Clean debris from door thresholds, window sills, and tracks by using a portable vacuum or dry paintbrush. This … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Conserve Energy in the Winter

There are two seasons in every year in which our energy bills go sky high and that would be winter and summer simply because of the amount of energy it takes to heat or cool a home. If you have lived anywhere in the north this past winter with its record-breaking cold snaps and snow storms, you have probably noticed your energy bills ran much higher than in the past several years. Why not learn from what you experienced this year to keep your power bills lower next year and while you’re at it, … [Read more...]

Tips to Improve an Oil Heating System

One of the most important things you have to learn about your property is how to get the most out of your heating system. When the colder months roll in, bills will start to shoot up if you don’t know how to control your usage and expenditure. Here are four ways that you can easily improve your oil heating system to keep your property comfortable and the extortionate costs at bay. 1. Check Efficiency Regular maintenance and check ups are the fail-safe way to ensure the efficiency and safety … [Read more...]

Tips to Save Big Bucks on Your Gas Bill This Winter

During the winter, staying warm while also keeping a low utility bill is never an easy task. The temptation to crank up the heat is high, and walking around your home in multiple winter layers is anything but comfortable or ideal. There are, however, a few more effective ways to make sure that your house is cozy without your gas bill breaking the bank. 1. Wait until closer to winter to lock in your rates. While many people believe that locking in their therm rates in August at a rate of … [Read more...]

Reducing Your Gas Consumption: Where to Start

A large part of the world is currently caught up in a fight to reduce gas consumption. This is because we, as a species, are close to draining our planet dry of this precious natural resource. We can see how desperate gas extraction operations have become by simply observing the unfolding of the fracking debate. Fracking is incredibly destructive and yet despite the protests it’s gaining in momentum by the day. So the only thing we can do, it seems, is to try to reduce our own gas consumption. … [Read more...]

Effective Ways To Lower Home Heating Bills

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Effective ways to lower your home heating bills this winter are not elusive or only for the rich. With credit card bills from the holidays now taking up all of your money, one way to help pay these bills is to find money from other sources. Taking action to lower your utility bills, especially your heating bills in the winter, is like finding new money. Yet, not all actions which reduce the amount of heat you use in your home during the winter cost the same or have the same … [Read more...]

Best 10 Home Heating Savings Tips

The best 10 home heating savings tips will be different for each house hold. Why? What are the best ways to save on home heating costs for one person are not the best for someone else. The best 10 home heating savings tips for someone who does not want to spend any money are only going to include 10 ideas that cost nothing do do. Yet, for someone who wants the 10 ways to reduce their heating costs in the winter regardless of the cost, this type of person will likely have very, very … [Read more...]

Easy Ways To Lower Home Heating Costs

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If you are the person paying your home's heating bills, you are likely looking for ways to lower or reduce your home heating costs. Fear not, you are not alone; we are here to help. What constantly surprises me is how many people forget that there are so many easy ways to save money by reducing the cost of heating a home, What follows are just 10 of the easy ways we have collected to reduce the amount of energy needed to heat your home this and every winter regardless of whether you … [Read more...]

Save Money By Lowering Home Heating Costs

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Is it possible to do some serious damage to your home heating bill? Yes. And by damage we mean significantly reduce how much it costs you to heat your home each winter. Soon the bills from all the money you spent on Christmas gifts and from your New Year's Eve partying will arrive at your door ... along with the cold weather. If you are looking for extra money to pay for your holiday expenses, why not use the money you already have by taking action to lower your winter heating … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #294 – Heating – Pets Body Heat

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 294, Use Pets To Keep You Warm. This money saving heating tip could be for people with dogs and cats. Our pet dog, Sandy, likes to snuggle at night during the winter to keep herself warm. What she doesn’t realize is that she is also helping to keep us warm. :) Or, … [Read more...]

Honeywell 360 Surround Heater Review

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A few weeks ago we received the Honeywell 360 portable room heater to review. This was very timely. The weather outside is getting colder; and, my home office, where I spend a lot of time is the coolest room in the house. Now, the Honeywell 360 degree Surround Heater is meant per the product packaging  to heat an entire room. Here are the product specifications from the packaging: Rated 1500W, 120 VAC Adjustable thermostat Two heat settings Easy grip handle 360 degree … [Read more...]

Home Heating Energy Conservation – 113 Tips Summary

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our free home Energy Savings and Water Savings Guide, 2nd Edition Last month, we began our review of the money saving, energy conservation, suggestions to reduce your home's heating bills this winter. Many of these suggestions were simple to do and cost absolutely nothing at all. Other tips we reviewed to reduce your home's heating bill cost just a little bit but … [Read more...]

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