Winter is expected to be expensive with the cost of fuel increasing with inflation.
The Bureau of Labor expects gas to increase by 42%, energy by 25%, propane by 22% and heating oil by 35%.
Tips to help keep energy and heating costs as low as possible this year is to check the insulation in your home and make sure it’s adequate.
By keeping more heat inside, it lowers the cost of your furnace or electric heating working to keep the home warm.
It’s also helpful to make sure air filters in furnaces are good, and that garage doors are closed tightly because they can let a lot of heat out.
The key this winter will be to keep as much heat indoors as possible.
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