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[ Do-It-Yourself Projects To Help Save on Energy Bills ]

The typical American family spends nearly $2,000 a year on their home energy bills. But you don’t need to break the bank to keep your home comfortable.

These do-it-yourself projects will help prepare you for the colder days and weeks ahead:

Insulating Hot Water Pipes

Insulating your hot water pipes can reduce heat loss and raise water temperature by up to 4° Fahrenheit.

It takes 3 hours or longer to complete (depending on the house size) but insulating hot water pipes can save you up to 4% on your energy bill—if you’re willing to put the time in!

Sealing Air Leaks with Caulk

If your house is drafty in the winter, then caulking is a quick-and-easy way to save up to 20% on your heating bill.

Here are the step-by-step directions. Completion time is usually 1-2 hours.

Weatherstrip Air Leaks

Weatherstripping is another affordable option to cut down on air leaks.

You can tackle this one in about an hour to get up to 10% in energy savings.

Here are the step-by-step directions.

Find out more from the OFFICE of ENERGY EFFICIENCY & RENEWABLE ENERGY including more projects you can tackle to save money on your energy bills.

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