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  • Ways To Prevent Heat Loss

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    With cooler temperatures around the corner below are some ways to prevent heat loss in your home. Houses are full of holes through which heat can escape. This causes an increase in energy bills and is a waste of money. Even small gaps around windows, doors and flooring leads to heat loss. The less heat loss you have the more energy and money you will save with lower heat bills.

  • Improve Insulation

    Proper insulation of your home is important in keeping your home warm and comfortable and helps keep your heating bills low. Although the cost may be high, the savings will far outweigh the initial cost of installation. Remember hot air rises so a properly insulated attic is an important step in conserving heat and energy.

  • Maintain Duct System

    It is essential to seal any leaking ducts right away so heated air does not leak through. Contact a professional to seal and insulate any ducts that are in unconditioned spaces.

  • Stop Fireplace Heat Loss

    A chimney is designed to carry heat upwards and out of your house. Therefore, a fireplace with an open damper can increase your heating bill. You can minimize this loss by installing an inflatable draft stopper or have it permanently sealed off if you no longer use the fireplace.

  • Efficient Heating Methods

    Invest in an efficient heating method to help minimize heat loss. This will help reduce your energy usage and save you money. The lower heat loss you have the less heating you will require.

  • Close Doors and Windows

    Everyday solutions to prevent heat loss include closing doors and windows. Install weather-strips on doors and seal gaps in windows. Another tip is to open your curtains during the day and close them at dusk to keep as much heat in.

  • Ways to Prevent Heat Loss In Your Home

     

    With cooler temperatures around the corner below are some ways to prevent heat loss in your home. Houses are full of holes through which heat can escape. This causes an increase in energy bills and is a waste of money. Even small gaps around windows, doors and flooring leads to heat loss. The less heat loss you have the more energy and money you will save with lower heat bills.

     

    Improve Insulation

    Proper insulation of your home is important in keeping your home warm and comfortable and helps keep your heating bills low. Although the cost may be high, the savings will far outweigh the initial cost of installation. Remember hot air rises so a properly insulated attic is an important step in conserving heat and energy.

    Maintain Duct System

    It is essential to seal any leaking ducts right away so heated air does not leak through. Contact a professional to seal and insulate any ducts that are in unconditioned spaces.

    Stop Fireplace Heat Loss

    A chimney is designed to carry heat upwards and out of your house. A fireplace with an open damper can increase your heating bill. You can minimize this loss by installing an inflatable draft stopper or have it permanently sealed off if you no longer use the fireplace.

    Efficient Heating Methods

    Invest in an efficient heating method to help minimize heat loss. This will help reduce your energy usage and save you money. The lower heat loss you have the less heating you will require.

    Close doors and windows

    Everyday solutions to prevent heat loss include closing doors and windows. Install weather-strips on doors and seal gaps in windows. Another tip is to open your curtains during the day and close them at dusk to keep as much heat in.

    Turn The Thermostat Down

    Your house is most likely losing heat at night when your furnace struggles to keep up with the lower temperatures of the night. Turn the thermostat down at night and turn it off when youre at work during the day. An ideal option would be to install a programmable thermostat. There are models of programmable thermostats for less than $100.

    To save energy and prevent heat loss apply these tips during the colder months. They can add up quickly and save you on energy costs and heating bills. Contact us with any questions or to schedule a furnace tune up.  We will be more than happy to assist you in keeping your home comfortable for the cold season ahead.