Beneficial Tips To Reduce Your Winter Heating Bills

The Holidays are quickly approaching. In an effort to keep your home comfortable for you and your family, the least desirable effect is getting trapped paying enormous monthly heating bills. You are well aware of the fact that as the temperatures plummet, the cost of keeping your home cozy and warm greatly increases.

Our team of professionals decided to compile this short list in an attempt to help you reduce your spending during the cold months. By following these helpful tips, you may be able to save money on your heating bills.

A Programmable Thermostat, A Great Investment

Scientific research indicates that switching your home’s heating system off or reducing the thermostat setting saves you money when you are not home. Without a programmable thermostat, you are going to return to an uncomfortable house and have to wait for the temperature to return to a comfortable level.

A programmable thermostat solves this problem.

It allows you to set your thermostat to automatically reduce the temperature setting or completely shut down your heating system when you exit your house. Prior to returning home, the programmable thermostat returns the home’s temperature to a warm level.

If you would like a professional installation we would love to assist you.

Maintain Regular Maintenance

Your home’s heating system experiences an extremely difficult time during the winter months. You could be inadvertently sabotaging yourself and providing the conditions for an unexpected serious problem if your heating system has not been checked by a qualified professional.

Everyday use necessitates the need for yearly maintenance. An additional strain is placed on your system if there are small unresolved issues. Before small issues inflict any additional damage, invest in regular maintenance. Keeping your system working properly, helps to keep it working more efficiently. This ultimately saves you money on your monthly bill.

Your Present System May Need An Upgrade

You might be surprised to discover how much money you can save over time by upgrading your current system. This is definitely an investment, but it is certainly worthwhile if your system is older. Older systems have an efficiency rating between 50 and 70%. A new system will have a much higher efficiency rating. Some heating systems have an efficiency rating as high as 98.5%. This is a substantial efficiency improvement that contributes to a lower monthly heating bill.

Take the advice of ESCO Heating, AC, Plumbing & Electric professionals and reduce your heating bills during the winter. Programmable thermostats, regular maintenance, and a possible upgrade are all important ways to stay warm and save money.

Call today to schedule a heating system tune-up, inspection or to get a quote for a new furnace installation.