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Home Energy Savings in the Winter

Winter is coming, and even if you live in a relatively warm area, your energy bills may go up throughout the winter season.  Keeping those bills in check can help you stick to your budget and have a more successful holiday season.

Here are a few great tips that will improve your energy bills this winter, even if you live somewhere warm.

Harness the Power of the Sun

If you are living in a warm climate, it is especially important to minimize your heat usage and take advantage of the natural heat of the sun.

During the day, it is a good idea to leave your shades or curtains open so the sunlight can naturally heat your home.  This is a free and easy way to warm your house during the cooler months of the year.


Keep Your Holiday Lighting Costs Low

During the holiday season, it can be tempting to use every light you have to brighten up your yard.  And while this may make the season more festive and fun, it will also raise your energy bills in the winter. 

To bring down these costs, you should use LED lights, which provide similar brightness while using up much less energy than traditional Christmas lights. 

If you desire low energy costs all year, these two tips will help you achieve that goal.  For more information on using energy efficiently this winter, and protecting your home, contact Best Insurance Services today!

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