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10 Surefire Ways to Save Energy and Stay Warm This Winter

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Check the insulation in your attic, ceilings, basement walls, floors, and crawl spaces, especially if you live in an older home. Only 20% of homes built before 1980 are well insulated. Adding insulation will help create a more uniform temperature in your house, and will make it more comfortable during the winter months. Adding insulation to the attic is one of the most cost-effective ways to make your house more comfortable year round, both in the winter cold and the summer heat.

Next: Repair and Insulate Your Ducts and Pipes

August 31, 2014



Leftovers make deliciously healthy lunches, and save a lot of time. Use last night's dinner leftovers as the basis of your child's lunch — adding just one or two extra ingredients can make it seem like an entirely different meal.


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