Keep Your Home Warm Without Blasting the Heat

October 24, 2016

As the cool temperatures return, you’re trying to do everything you can to make sure your Elkhart home traps the warm air brought in by your heating equipment. You’ve sealed any cracks around your doors, added to your home’s attic insulation, and you even purchased a programmable thermostat so you can decrease the temperature to save energy while you’re away.

BW/Cook Service Experts is here with a couple more simple and affordable ideas to help keep your home warm and cozy this winter, without breaking the bank.

Thermal Curtains - $$

Adding thermal curtains, or even denser curtains, can help trap a little more warm air inside your home. It’s not hard to lose warmth to a window with a very flimsy curtain, and much easier to lose heat to a completely bare window. Invest in some thermal curtains this season to help keep your family warm all winter.

Caulk Window Frames - $

The Department of Energy suggests caulking your window frames and any potential cracks that air could leak from to not only help keep hot air trapped in your home during the cold, but to also help ward off water damage and confirm adequate indoor air quality.

Rugs on Hard Floors - $$$

Are you needing an excuse to redecorate? Here it is: laying rugs on bare floors could help with your home staying somewhat warmer during cool temperatures, and at minimum helps to make that path across the cold wood or tile less miserable. So that pretty chevron number you’ve been pining for at Overstock.com can now be yours without the guilt.

Heating Tune-Up - $

Most crucial of all is to be confident your heating system is up to the mission of keeping your family warm all cold-weather long. Be 100% sure with a Precision tune-up from BW/Cook Service Experts. BW/Cook Service Experts now gives fall discounts on heating tune-ups. Call 574-218-6404 to make sure you and your home are warm and toasty throughout the winter.

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