Here are 10 simple, budget-friendly ways to lower your heating bill or, if you’re a tenant maybe even your electric bill this winter. Good planning during the winter, makes things easier come spring.
1. Draft dodgers – I love these things. They slide right under doors or sit right on the window sill and are a cheap way to keep drafts out of a room and let it reatin heat for a while. You can find draft dodgers here.
2. Run ceiling fans in reverse – Yes, believe it or not this does work. That’s because the way the blades are angled, when a ceiling fan runs in revers, or clockwise, it makes an updraft that sends the warmer air up near the ceiling back down into the living space Continue reading