When the temperatures start to plummet and the air starts to turn crisp, many of us start to feel torn. We want to be toasty warm, but we don’t want to start shelling out hard-earned money for increased heating bills. What’s a person to do? We have come up with a few ways for you to stay warm as well as avoid outrageous heating bills this coming cold season.
- Energy Assessment– First, have a professional do an energy assessment on your home. Many times, you can save money simply by finding out where you’re losing heat. Keeping more of the heat inside your home means spending less money. Common energy-sucking culprits include things like drafty doors, old windows, and poor insulation, the latter of which brings us to our next topic.
- Insulate, insulate, insulate– Having poor insulation or none at all might save you some money in the short-term, but in the long-term, you’re paying more every month. Good insulation in your home is a great way to keep heating bills low and can be added at any time, not just during construction.
- Maintenance– Finally, take care of your heating elements with regular maintenance checks. You wouldn’t expect a car to get good gas mileage when you neglect it, and you can’t expect your heater to work well when it’s neglected either.
For more tips on heating and avoiding high heating bills this winter, give us a call here at AppleBlossom Energy today!