This article will help you find strategies to help you save energy during the cold winter months. 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.
SEAL ALL DRAFTS
Silicone caulk or foam sealants work in non-movable areas such as window frames. For movable sources such as windows and doors use weather stripping.
HANG INSULATING CURTAINS OVER WINDOWS
Heavy curtains add an extra barrier to cold especially if you don’t have double-paned windows.
DRESS FOR THE SEASON
Dress in warm layers, wear wool socks and sweaters. Try flannel pajamas and turn that thermostat lower.
Did we leave anything off the list? Tell us your ideas for saving money during the winter.
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