Do you worry that the winter will affect your gas heating bills since you will rely on your heater for much of this month? Don’t worry as there are ways to reduce the cost. Here are some:
Check the weather stripping and door thresholds. Check for leaks and drafts in windows and doors since a worn weather stripping or if there are gaps on the door thresholds can cause for the cold air to come in which could lead to more heat usage and will result for the bill to go up.
Prevent heat leaks by placing pre-cut foam gaskets. This can be placed in electric wall plugs and switches to prevent any kind of heat leaks.
Close the damper on the fireplace when not in use. Your chimney also acts as an open window to your home which can let the warm air to get inside your home. Simply closing the damper on the fireplace when you are not using it will lessen the cold air to come in.
Check the heating ducts. Check the heating ducts for possible blockage as this can save you money. However, using duct tapes to seal possible leaks does not prove to be useful as the tape will dry and fall over time. It is essential to contact a professional in gas fitting Ebbw Vale right away as gas is not something you should take seriously.
Other ways to reduce your electric bill this winter is by: