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Tips to Help Keep Your Albuquerque Home Warmer This Winter

Winter is on it’s way and the temperatures are already dipping here in Albuquerque. What are some ways to keep your family warm and toasty all winter long?

If you winterize your home by following these simple tips, you can lower your energy costs this winter and stay warm. Just following a few of these tips can make a difference in how warm your home can be this winter. And most of these tips cost little or no money.

  • Clean Your Gutters to make sure that water flows freely and prevents icicles and ice dam from forming.
  • Install an Energy Monitor to discover where and how your home uses the most energy.
  • Use a Window Insulation Kit to add an additional buffer against cold air. Insulation film can keep up to 70% of heat from leaking out of the windows.
  • Dodge the Drafts by caulking and weatherstripping around drafty doors and windows. You can also use draft guards under the doors to prevent heat loss.
  • Install Storm Doors and Windows for added energy efficiency.
  • Change Furnace Filters to increase airflow and keep your family healthy all season.
  • Clean and Adjust Your Heating System to help lower your energy costs and keep it working properly.
  • Upgrade to an Efficient Furnace that will reduce your heating costs for many years to come and increase your home’s value.
  • Adjust Your Thermostat anytime you leave the house and do not need to use as much heat.
  • Insulate Your Pipes to cut back on hot water costs and avoid burst pipes.
  • Add Insulation between walls, on the basement ceiling, and the attic floor to help heat remain in your home.
  • Clockwise Ceiling Fans can help in the winter as they push hot air toward the floor.
  • A Programmable Thermostat will help you regulate your energy use automatically and help save money by turning down the temp when you’re not home.

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