Home Improvement Do It Yourself December 8, 2012

Weekend Warrior: Cheap Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program says the average household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills – with almost half of that going toward heating and cooling.

To add insult to injury, you could be throwing money out the window if your home isn’t energy-efficient. Leaking windows, poorly insulated water heaters, and clogged air filters are all budget busters.

But you might be able to fix your home’s energy deficiencies yourself for cheap. Here are five do-it-yourself winterization projects that can be completed with supplies from a hardware store. Read on here.