Month: January 2014

Keeping warm while staying on a budget

Based on BBC News and our own ideas, here are 5 ways to keep warm while staying within budget! 1. Close the vents in unused rooms so that the heat travels to more popular areas of the house. 2. Buy curtains or put blankets over the windows to prevent heat from escaping. During the day though, allow as much sunlight as […]

Protecting your home from frosty weather

With record breaking temperatures across the Midwest, our bodies are not the only things we should be concerned about protecting from the cold. Here are a few tips to keep your home in mint condition. *Check your water pipes to prevent frozen bursting. Did you know when water freezes, it expands? The ice causes pressure against the pipes […]