Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Tips on Cutting Back on Winter Expenses

Cutting back on your winter expenses can be difficult. What with all the needs to keep your home comfortably warm. However, there are still a couple of ways for you to keep the costs at a minimum:
  • Apply weatherstripping around doors and windows to prevent leaks and drafts.
  • Install a WiFi-connected programmable thermostat to allow you to adjust the settings while at work.
  • Invest in an energy monitor to keep you reminded on cutting back on your home’s consumption.
To learn more, click here.… Continue Reading

Home Winterization: Making the Most of the Season

Winter truly is a beautiful season. However, once homeowners are past their fascination, they will have to face various issues that can easily make winter their least favorite time of the year.

Continue enjoying the season by properly managing the issues that come with it. Here are some tips:

  • Check your doors, windows and around the house for signs of drafts that may need sealing.
  • Change the furnace filter and make sure that your furnace is in good working condition.
  • Perform a thorough home exterior cleaning to minimize any damage that the winter weather may cause your home.
Click here to learn more.… Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Heating System’s Energy Consumption at a Minimum

Looking for ways to save up on your bills this cold season. This may not come easy simply considering the great amount of energy that your heating system will be consuming just to keep your home warm and comfortable.
To help keep your heating system’s energy consumption at a minimum, consider the following tips:
  • Seal drafts or apply weather stripping around your windows.
  • Set the thermostat at the lowest comfortable temperature.
  • Schedule an annual tune up for your unit and perform regular maintenance.
To learn more, click here.… Continue Reading

Heating System Pre-winter Maintenance Tips

Scheduling a heating system tune-up before the cold season begins can save you from major breakdowns and large expenses come winter. Make sure you consider the following as preparation for the incoming weather:
  • Perform intensive maintenance and inspection before running the heating system at the beginning of the season.
  • Check both the interior and exterior parts of the system and make sure that everything is in good working condition.
  • Check on the fuel pressure, burner combustion, heat exchanger and oil connections in the system.
For more tips, click here.… Continue Reading