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Winterize Your Home: Stop Energy Leaks Before the Weather Turns Cold


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, home, energy, eco-friendly, protection )

Cher
- 563 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the cost to heat an average home is approximately $1,400. Some experts assert that you can cut that amount in half if your home is properly winterized.



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Kit B. (276)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 6:50 am

Many towns and cities will offer a free service of checking your home for air leaks. You might call your municipal city services. They can give you a list of things you can do that will cut your bills.
 

Jonathan Smithsonian (4)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 7:25 am
noted
 

Barbara V. (51)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 1:46 pm
No matter how I try, there's going to be a few leaks, but the worst of all is the incredible price I and many of my neighbors have to pay for oil. In a northern climate like this, it gets C OLD, but the oil barons make out like bandits on those who have to pay $400.00 fir 100 gallons of oil. One hundred gallons in below zero weather may last about a week! I don't see how people can do this. In fact, how I'm going to heat this house this winter is beyond me. I guess we just gotta take it a day at a time or go nuts.
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (60)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 2:02 pm
Great advices,thanks for sharing
 

Birgit W. (157)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 3:20 pm
Thanks.
 

Karen Chestney (112)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 8:46 pm
Thanks for the reminder !!! Will "do" my windows.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 5:18 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 5:20 am
Noted, I think I cut them down to only those I cannot legally block.
 

Barbara V. (192)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 5:46 am
Noted
 

Ed V. (191)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 8:12 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Dmitry Nikiforov (236)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 3:48 am
Thanks
 

Barbara F. (57)
Friday October 25, 2013, 9:39 pm
Noted, Thanks, Debbie/Cher
 
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