When the budget gets tight, it can be hard to know where to cut the costs. The good news is that there are actually some simple tips that can make a big difference. At Half Price Drapes, we want to help you start out the new year saving money. Make sure your home is weather proofed In the lead up to winter, there’s a lot of talk about winterizing homes – and it’s important. But it’s just as important to make sure your home is insulated for the summer months too. After all, you don’t want to let … [Read more...] about New Ideas for Saving on Your Monthly Budget
As the summertime temperatures skyrocket, many homeowners feel that they’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. Do they save money or do they stay cool? It can seem as though cranking the air conditioning – which inevitably runs up utility bills – is the only way to get some relief but a recent article in the Providence Journal, How to literally stay cool and save money at the same time gives some tips for doing both. Jeff Wuorio writes, “Summertime, and the cooling is … very, very … [Read more...] about Can You Save Money and Stay Cool at the Same Time?
Moving into a new house can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few simple ways you can save money from the first day you move into your new home. Insulate your attic One of the first things you should do is to insulate your attic. Once you’ve unpacked everything and put your storage items in the attic, you’re much less likely to insulate but remember this: you can save hundreds of dollars a year on your utility bills by simply insulating your attic. Paint the house … [Read more...] about Simple Ways to Save Money When Moving into a New House