December 14, 2019 –
A home is a big investment — for most, the biggest of our lives.
You want your digs to be comfortable, and you don’t want to spend more money than necessary on heating and cooling.
The top tip on a Homewise blog about keeping your house warm includes a warning that air leaks can reduce home energy efficiency by up to 30 percent per year. “One of the quickest and least expensive fixes that can have an impact on your energy bill,” the housing nonprofit says, “is to caulk, seal, and weather strip all seams, cracks and openings to the outside, including those around doors, windows, chimneys, places where pipes or wires exit the walls.”