2008-01-25 / Community

Tips To Lower Your Heating Bill

With millions of homes turning up their heat to keep warm in the winter months, the heating cost will be more than last year. The price of crude oil rose 57 percent by the end of 2007. Mother Nature can produce weather conditions that even the best insulated houses can not handle efficiently and have a first hand effect on all of us. Some solutions are more costly and will structurally improve your home, but most people need simple, quick options that will seal in heat and drop dollars off their heating expenses.

Tips on inexpensive ways to heat your home, provided by www.spendlessonheat. com, can help keep a home warm in the winter. By following these simple tips, you can maintain the heat in your home by rearranging furniture to assure all heating vents are clear; close all vents and doors in unused areas of your home; replace or clean furnace filters on a regular basis; seal all leaks around windows, doors, ducts and pipes; during sunny days open drapes and window treatments, but during evening hours cover windows to reduce the loss of heat from the room; and consider purchasing an alternative heat source. Portable units provide heat in any room.

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