5 Cheap Ways To Stay Warm During Winter
5 Ways To Stay Warm In Your New Home This Winter
Winter is quickly creeping up on us, which means homes are going to be colder, which turns in to us turning up the heat, and eventually watching the hydro bill skyrocket for a couple of months. If you moved this summer, then you are probably just about situated in your new house. So for all you new home-dwellers, we have compiled a list of 5 Cheap Ways to Stay Warm During Winter. Hopefully, these methods can save your family a couple of dollars this winter.
1. Let The Sun Shine
The most natural source of heat is the big bright thing in the sky, the sun. It could be annoying at times when it is shinning in your face in the middle of the day as you sit on your couch, but this is a great way to warm up your home. Open the blinds and let the sun shine throughout the house to keep it warm and cozy inside.
2. Seal The Leaks
This is something you definitely won’t notice until you have the heat on in the house and you realize you’re still getting a cold breeze in the house. Be sure to seal all leaks around the windows to make sure you are not getting that extra unwanted breeze.
Yes, we realize it is no longer the 1800’s, but candles are a great way to give off light as well as heat. And it will keep your hydro bill down. This is a cheap and effective way to keep your home warm.
4. Cooking and Baking
If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. If you need the heat, keep on cooking! You have to eat, so the heat from the stove top and oven are naturally going to heat up your home. It’s a bonus if you’re a good cook, the smell of your food will also travel throughout the house. Just don’t burn the house down.
5. Dress For Outside, Inside
Everyone likes dress down and unwind once they get home from a long day of work or school. The winter months might not allow you to just that, you just might find yourself going to sleep with a sweater and jogging pants to stay warm. And there is nothing wrong with that when your saving money on your hydro bill.