High energy bills in the winter can cause a lot of stress. There are several ways that you could heat your home more efficiently and lower the amount you have to pay when the temperatures outside start to drop. Having a clean furnace that is free from any obstructions can dramatically increase the efficiency of your heating system. By checking your furnace filter monthly, you can replace it when it gets dirty.
Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bills in the Winter
Making a few lifestyle adjustments can end up greatly reducing your energy bill. Something as simple as using LED lights for your Christmas decorations could end up greatly reducing your electricity bills. Opening the shades on south-facing windows can let in a lot of sunlight to warm different rooms. Some of the other steps you can take include:
- Heating only the rooms you use
- Lowering the house temperature at night
- Wearing warmer clothing instead of increasing the heat
- Using a humidifier
Having proper insulation in your home could keep heat from escaping to the outside. Furthermore, weather stripping for your windows and doors can keep cold air from entering around small openings. To keep hot air from rising and leaving the inhabitants of a room cold at the bottom, use ceiling fans to keep warm air circulating. It’s also important to address heating repairs as soon as there’s a noticeable problem.
Trusted Energy Efficiency Experts
Morris-Herron Heating & Cooling is a locally owned and operated company in Marion, NC, that has more than 20 years of experience with repairing, installing, and maintaining heaters. We’re prepared to make your HVAC system operate as efficiently as possible so that you can save money in the long run. Our team is fully licensed and insured for the safety of our customers. To ensure results that we can stand behind, we use parts that we can trust. We’ve been a Rheem Pro Dealer since 2015, and we can work with any type of heating system you have. Call us today to learn more.