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5 Small Ways To Save Money At Home

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Ways To Save Money At Home

When you finally take those first steps to buying a home this year, it is super important for you to look for ways to save as much money as you can. Paying for bills and keeping a house in order is hard work and there is a lot of effort involved in managing your finances.

Today we are going to take a look at some of the ways you can save money at home and feel amazing this spring.

Fix any leaks

The first thing you can do to save some money and also save your home structure this year is to fix any leaks in your pipework around the house. You can do this with welding gear and you’ll also be able to pick up a helmet here for protection. Once you have sealed the pipes in your house you will be able to save energy and water each day.

Use less water

Speaking of water, a lot of us use far too much of it and this can have a huge effect on us when it comes to spending money on energy each month. To save water we need to think of ways which we can use less of it each day. One of the ways which can be effective is to use a water butt in the garden to collect rainwater and use this to water your plants rather than fresh hose water. Also make sure not to run the tap when you don’t need to and make sure you are aware of your usage each day.

Don’t turn on the heating

The heating is one of the biggest costs you can deal with as a homeowner and ideally you will want to try and avoid using the heating as much as you can. If you are feeling a little chilly wrap up warm and think about making yourself a hot drink. If you can avoid turning it on for any reason then this is always a good thing.

Cook in batches

Cooking food every night can use up a lot of energy if we have the oven on for an extended period of time. When it comes to saving money at home it is always a good idea for us to cook meals in batches all on the same day. If the oven is already switched on for one thing, it makes sense to cook some other things at the same time to save switching the oven back on again later or another day. Most food is fine stored in the fridge for a few days and it will also save you a lot of time and effort.

Seal the doors

One of the handy things for you to do when it comes to saving money is to seal off the doors and make sure the heat is kept in the house. This is super simple to do and you can find little barriers and draft excluders which will keep the heat in.

  • Matt Davis says:

    It’s surprising how some of the easiest/cheapest things can have such a huge return on investment. Following along with sealing your doors, adding caulk to windows where it may have weathered or deteriorated can save 10%-20% on energy costs, according to the Department of Energy’s site. Not sure that I’ve quite gotten 20%, but 10%+ is very realistic…especially on an older home.

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