3 Ways To Keep The Heating Bill Down

When the temperature drops, the heating bills surge. But there are more ways to stay warm than figuratively setting your money on fire.

Making Sense of Cents offers these ways to save on heating costs:

* Shut your doors. Every time you open the door, you’re letting expensive hot air out. Keep your doors and windows closed, and close vents and doors of unused rooms.

* Bundle up. Neglect the urge to lounge around in your underwear by dressing as you would when venturing outside, and you’ll be able to thrive while using less heat. Adapting to the cooler temperature will save you over the long run.

* Lower the thermostat when you’re gone. If you’re going to be away for an extended period, lower the thermostat before you leave. To streamline things, invest in a programmable thermostat that keeps things cooler when you’re away during the workday.

How we’re saving money this winter with our heat [Making Sense Of Cents]