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Winterize Your Home and Save Money

Tips to Save Money this Winter

Winterize

Although this winter is expected to be milder, the temperatures are already proving to be chilly. Heating is expensive, and you don’t want to watch your hard earned money literally fly out of the windows and doors. I have a few tricks to help you save money and keep your home cozier this winter.

 

1. Caulk around your windows to prevent warm air from escaping. Caulk needs to be replaced periodically and you want to check for holes every year.

 

2. Replace weather striping around doors. A general rule: If you can see light around the edges of the door, you need a new weather strip. These handy strips can save you hundreds of dollars in electrical bills!

 

3. Close your fireplace. Close the flue when you’re not using your fireplace, or chose glass doors...