The chill of winter is officially upon us, with forecasted temperatures peaking in the single digits. Extremely cold temperatures can make your heating costs soar, but following these tips will help you keep your house warm without breaking the bank:
- Make sure all windows are tightly shut. Check your windows and door to make sure they are sealed properly. An inexpensive way to block drafty door jams is by placing towels at the bottom of the doors. This will block cold air coming in.
- Close doors and seal off registers in unused rooms. This will help the warm air circulate to only the rooms you occupy during the day and will help your heater work more efficiently.
- Cook, make tea, or take a hot shower. Releasing steam into the air will help the temperature in your house feel warmer. Eating hot foods or drinking a hot drink will also help you feel warmer. Keep the oven door open when you are finished cooking to release the heat into your house.
Following these tips and more can help keep your heating costs down this winter. Another way to keep your expenses down is by making sure your Wisconsin home insurance plan is protecting you. Contact us today to learn more about our home insurance policies!