Top 20 tips for saving money on your home heating costs:

  • Set your thermostat to a lower temperature.
  • Insulate your home to retain heat.
  • Seal drafts around windows and doors.
  • Install weather stripping on doors and windows.
  • Use caulk to seal gaps in walls, floors, and ceilings.
  • Install energy-efficient windows.
  • Use heavy curtains to block drafts from windows.
  • Use draft stoppers on doors.
  • Use ceiling fans to circulate warm air.
  • Install a programmable thermostat to automatically adjust the temperature
  • Set your water heater to a lower temperature.
  • Use a space heater in small, occupied rooms instead of heating the entire house.
  • Use a fireplace or wood-burning stove to supplement your heating system.
  • Use area rugs on hardwood or tile floors to retain heat
  • Turn off lights and electronics when they are not in use.
  • Plant deciduous trees on the south side of your home to block the sun in the summer and let it shine in the winter.
  • Use reflective window film to reduce solar heat gain in the summer.
  • Install awnings over windows to shade them from the sun.
  • Consider switching to a heat pump or a pellet stove.
  • Have your heating system professionally serviced and cleaned annually

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