Ways to Conserve Energy In Your Laundry Room

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Whether it’s just you or you have a house full of guests, laundry is one thing that can really ramp up your utility bill. We have some tips for you to save energy on laundry and make your wallet a little bit happier.  Although you may be tempted to wash a few clothing pieces you really like, you should always wait for a full load. Even though you can change the load to small on the washer, using less water, …

Conserving Energy This Thanksgiving

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Holiday parties can really ramp up your electric bill. Between the extra usage all-around your home to the cooking, dishes, and lights, you might be wondering how you can save a buck this season. Here are some ideas for you.  Turn your decorations off before you go to bed. Leaving them on all night can be a significant factor in your energy bill. You can hook them up to an automatic timer, or simply set yourself a reminder. You should …

Keeping Warm For Less

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If your heating unit is always on, it may raise your energy bill and your fireplace can only heat your home to a certain extent. If you are looking for ways to stay warm this winter without breaking the budget or cranking the thermostat up, here are some ideas:  Replace Your Filter Replacing your furnace filter approximately every four years provides you with the best heating results. Opening the Blinds If your home gets a decent amount of sunlight every …

Insulating Drafty Windows

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Are you noticing drafts from your windows? This is a common problem that will create a high energy bill and also a cold room. There is, however, a quick and easy fix for this. How to Insulate Your Windows: 1. Adding window caulk around your windows will help seal any gaps and create an airtight seal, eliminating those drafts.  2. Plastic weather stripping along the sides of the windows can also help. Buy strips of self-stick rubber weather stripping and …