Becoming a homeowner is exciting…and expensive. When you purchase your own home, you are responsible for many different costs. Not only your mortgage and homeowners insurance, but also utilities, upkeep, and any repairs that need to happen.
Energy Saving Tips for Homeowners Heating and cooling costs can really add up when you own your own home. Fortunately, there are many products available that can help cut down on those costs. Here are my favorite energy saving tips to keep those energy bills low.
The smart thermostats available now can be programmed according to your daily schedule but also can learn your household’s patterns and adjust the temperature depending on if the home is occupied or not.
Using included tape and plastic, you cover the drafty window. Some heat from a hairdryer helps shrink the plastic film until it is taut and can hardly be seen. Consider some home improvement projects down the road (like new windows) to decrease energy loss.
The gap beneath doors can be a major source of hot or cold air coming into your home. There are a couple of different types of draft-stopping products that will keep the air out and your heating/cooling bills lower.