Winterize Your Home

Winter is approaching and the bitter cold will be here before we know it. Winterizing your home has many benefits and will save you money in the long run. Fall is an excellent time to get prepared and make repairs before the big storms hit. Here are a few simple, low cost tips that will protect your home from the elements. 1. Keep the drafts out! An easy and cost efficient fix is a draft snake or stopper! You can purchase them or easily make one yourself out of a rolled up towel or fabric filled with sand. All you have to do is slide that under the door and the draft will disappear. Pre-made draft stoppers can be purchased for as low as $5.00. Now that’s a cheap way to keep your heating bill down!   Don’t let those little cracks and holes let the bitter cold in! Simply get some caulk and seal them. Always check the windows, doors and walls for any holes. If you can feel a breeze then it is time to get them sealed! Caulk can be purchased for as low as $4.00! Come on, you can’t beat that over an outrageous energy bill!       Everyone wants a warm home during the the winter, but do you really need the heat blasting all of the time? When you’re not at home...

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