With cooler weather approaching, there are several ways you can prepare your home for the lower temperatures. However sometimes knowing just what these particular ways are can be a difficult thing. This article below offers you the insight and a more in depth look into ten ways to prepare your home for lower temperatures.
- Weatherproofed windows offer more than just personal comfort—they’re a sure way to lower winter energy costs as well.
- Improperly sealed ducts can lead to the loss of as much as 30 percent of the heated air that passes through, which means that you may be paying for a whole lot more heat than you’re getting.
- Perform a basic check of your attic insulation to make sure you have enough. The amount of insulation your home needs will depend on the region in which you live and your home’s heating system.
“Weatherproofed windows offer more than just personal comfort—they’re a sure way to lower winter energy costs as well. To seal your windows, apply weatherstripping around the edges.”
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