This summer has been a hot one. And to keep cool, the top two appliances people rely on are fans and air conditioners. However, both have their own pros and cons.
During the winter it’s hard to cut down costs on electric and heat because you really can’t leave your home or tell the kids to play outside because it’s a nice day. So here are some energy saving tips for winter.
As the cooler temperatures start creeping in, you’ll likely be turning on the heat soon. You also probably already know that the temperature you set your thermostat to can have a major effect on your wallet. You might remember we shared something a little while back where we talked about the best temperatures to set your Air Conditioning, and today we’re going to share a few similar tips for your furnace.
As much as many of us would like to hang on to summer, Fall is just about here and with that brings cooler days, longer nights, and for those of us farther North changing leaves and frosty mornings. With the changing of the seasons, there’s some prep to be done.
Check your Gutters – Clean out any leaves or debris that may have collected up there to make sure that they drain properly. While you’re up there, you should also check for any damage and repair or replace pieces as necessary. To prevent leaves from collecting and clogging them, consider installing mesh guards.