We are entering the cold winter season, so sweaters and blankets are coming out and heaters are coming on. First Street Real Estate wants to help you save energy and money this winter with these helpful tips: 

  • Take advantage of the heat from the Sun
    - Open curtains during the day
  • Cover drafty windows
    -Install insulating drapes or shades
  • Adjust the temperature
    -Turn your thermostat back 10 to 15 degrees when you are out of the house
  • Find and seal leaks
  • Maintain your heating systems
    -Replace filters once a month or as needed
  • Reduce heat loss from the fireplace
    -Keep fireplace damper closed unless in use
  • Lower your water heating costs
    -Turn down the temperature of your water to 120 degrees F
  • Lower your Holiday lighting costs
    -Use LED lights