Well, it took a while to get here, but with temperatures hovering around five degrees today, it’s safe to say the tough part of winter is finally upon us. We may have been sitting pretty and toasty so far this winter, but with temperatures like these, our homes will inevitably be getting chillier. There are plenty of ways to keep your home warm, like installing storm doors, caulking gaps around windows and adding more insulation, but there are quite a few more creative ways to keep the warmth in this winter. Today, we’re providing you with tips and tricks for keeping your home toasty in frigid temps.
Optimize Your Cooking and Baking Schedule. When it’s time to cook or bake, turn down the heat in your home and benefit from the “free” warmth coming from your oven or stovetop. You can even crack the oven door after you’ve finished to let out the remaining heat inside. (more…)