Archive for October 26th, 2016

The Primer on Heating Systems for This Winter

Furnace replacement

The sudden dip in temperature between fall and winter can leave many scrambling to find the right heating solution that is both cost-efficient and adequate for their heating needs. There are options, from firewood to a furnace to space heaters, but each requires an understanding of the pros and cons of each.

The average American home spends about 2.7% of their income on energy bills, which amounts to roughly $2,000 per year. Heating and air conditioning make up 43% of your monthly utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. While many of these costs are unavoidable, there are still tips that can help you reduce that energy cost.

  • 25% of your home’s heat is lost through small cracks and holes. A caulk tool may help immensely to seal those up.
  • When someone improperly insta

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