There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest
Ways Homeowners Save On Utility Cost
Use timers and motion sensors to turn lights off and on
Lower hot water tank heater to 120 F
Air-dry dishes, sheets and lightweight clothing, whenever possible
Seal gaps around pipes, chimneys, lights, windows and brickwork with spray foam insulation
Use incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient LEDs or CFLs
Wash a full load of laundry and when using dishwasher
Use weatherstripping and caulking around doors and windows to prevent drafts
Replace HVAC filters regularly and have a licensed professional inspect your heating and cooling systems twice a year.
Replace thermostat with programmable thermostat to conserve resources and money.
In addition, contact your utility company and ask if they offer a free home energy audit.
According to AmericaSaves.org, eneergy lost from a basement, unfinished room, attic. or garage can be an expensive waste of money.
Sealing leaky duct work can provide additional savings.
Experienced Realtor, Karin Waterschoot-Perez, currently serves buyers and sellers located in and around Franklin County. With over 15 years of experience in the real estate market, Karin has held clie....
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