Tip #11 – Insulate the Attic & Basement
The cool air in uninsulated parts of the house contributes to the overall cost of heating. According to the Energy Star program, insulating an attic, crawl space, basement walls and the floor above an unfinished basement can reduce heating costs by an average of 15 percent. Although the price of insulating an attic can exceed $1,000, the investment will pay off in a few seasons.
Check back over the next few weeks to see all 12 tips and tricks to stay warm and not blow the budget this winter:
- Turn Down the Heat ✓
- Install a Programmable Thermostat ✓
- Reduce Drafts ✓
- Change Furnace Filters ✓
- Run Ceiling Fans in Reverse ✓
- Turn Down the Water Heater ✓
- Be Diligent About Maintenance ✓
- Use Caulk and Weather Stripping ✓
- Seal the Ducts ✓
- Heat a Smaller Space ✓
- Insulate the Attic and Basement ✓
- Choosing the Right HVAC Company ✓
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