Winter is definitely here, and for many that means high utility bills to heat their homes. While you can’t do anything about the chilly weather, you can take steps to make your home more energy efficient and pay less for heating.
To start, the U.S. Department of Energy has a do-it-yourself energy audit on its website, or you can call a contractor for a professional audit.
Homeowners should start with smaller tweaks to their home before making big-ticket purchases.
What matters most is keeping the warm air in and the cold air out. There are a number of measures you can take to accomplish those goals, from inexpensive, do-it-yourself repairs to more pricey renovations that require hiring a contractor. Read all about it on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.