Looking for ways to save on home heating? Winter is that time of year when all of us start thinking about our heating bills, unless you are a rich person. Sometimes heating bills go up a lot leaving us with empty. To avoid it, follow my tips for reducing your home heating bills. They really work!
1. Change the temperature
Turn the thermostat down by several degrees when you go to work or when you sleep at night. You can turn it up when you come back home or when you wake up in the morning. Turning your thermostat low to several degrees will make a huge difference in your heating bills.
2. Pay attention to the holes and gaps
If you want to save on your home heating bill, make sure you close all the gaps and holes around and near your doors and windows. This will help keep the warm air and prevent the cold air from coming into house. When there are many holes and gaps, the heater has to work more, so make sure everything is closed before turning on the heating.
Thick curtains will help to keep the warm air inside. If you don’t have curtains, it’s time to buy them. However, make sure that the curtains are dark colored and thick. While dark curtains might not be beautiful, they will help you reduce your heating bill this winter.
4. Keep the vents open and clear
It’s important to keep your vents always open and clear. Never close them. Perhaps you have placed your couch so that it covers the vents. Why is it a bad idea? The thing is that it can prevent the air from circulating, increasing the time needed to heat the room.
5. Replace the filters when it’s needed
If you don’t replace the filters when it’s needed, the entire heating system can function badly. Faulty filters can make the heating system work more, and this will increase your heating bills.
Now, you see, there are many small things to do to reduce your heating bills this season. Do you know any other tips on how to reduce the heating bill? Please share your tips in the comments section.