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12 Ways to Save Money Heating Your Home

Frankly speaking, nowadays, even if we hear more and more about the eco homes, or about homes that don’t consume too much energy, practically speaking, those homes aren’t ours, and therefore, we have to worry about ourselves, about how to reduce the amounts from the bills or how to save money heating our house.

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So, if you didn’t have any ideas until now on how to save money heating your home, here are some ways:

1.Replace your old windows with PVC ones. They will save the heat to be transferred outside, therefore they will save you from throwing away some money in vain.

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2.Isolate the exterior of the house with isolating materials. This method is even better than replacing the windows with PVC ones.

3.Isolate the floor with isolating material. As the heat can be transferred even through the floor, this can also reduce the bill of gas.

4.Isolate the interior of the house. This method isn’t too often used, as it can reduce the space from the house, but if other solutions aren’t possible, then this may be a solution.

5.Buy your own heat generator. Don’t waste money on staying connected at the public heating system, as you will have to pay way more than you have actually consumed.

6.Instead of the classic radiators, make a few changes in the house, and place the heating pipes in the floor. It’s clever and very practical and it will also give you more space in the house

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7.Ensure that the humidity from your walls isn’t too big. If it is too big, then there are special devices that will bring the humidity to normal.

8.Fix your walls, if they have structure problems, as they might be the ones that are responsible for the huge bills of heating.

9.Change the heating combustible from gas to wood. Even if for this investment you will get a complete return of investments in several years, wood is way cheaper than gas, therefore your bills will seriously decrease.

10.If you can’t afford yet to change your windows with PVC ones, then you should replace their old wooden frames with new ones, as it is the possibility that they could have rotten, and therefore they aren’t offering anymore any protection against the heating transfer

11.If you don’t use all the rooms of your house and you don’t heat them, then it would be a good idea to buy doors from isolating materials and replace the old ones.

12.Be sure that you buy at the PVC windows Low-E glass. This king of glass is meant to not let the water particles deposit on it, and therefore, you won’t have to keep the windows opened and the bills will also decrease.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on November 11, 2010

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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One Response to “12 Ways to Save Money Heating Your Home”

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