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Looking to Save Heat this Winter? Follow These Tips!

Posted on December 17th, 2018

Granted, you won’t see a blizzard roaming around Arizona — but the temperatures will drop at night when you least expect it. Of course, you could turn your heat up a few notches, but that will raise your energy bill. If you’re looking to a cheaper solution to the problem, then here are some ways to do it with ease:

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Switch the Fan’s Direction

Do you have a ceiling fan in your home? If that’s the case, what direction is it currently spinning in? Well, if this essential device is turning in a counterclockwise motion, then you’ll want to reverse that.

One of the best ways to keep warm is to switch your fan into a clockwise motion, on the slowest speed possible. Not only will this help circulate warm air, but it will take that subtle chill out of the air within minutes!

Take a Warm Shower

Are you doing everything in your power to stay warm? Look no further than your shower! When you happen to take a warm shower, it will increase your body temperature, which will keep you warm. Of course, if you make the shower too hot, then you’ll be putting yourself for drying out your skin — since steaming hot water isn’t the best solution.

Shut All Doors

Another way to keep warm is to make sure that your doors are kept shut at all times. Whether the door happens to be leading to your home office or the backyard, if you happen to keep them closed (when not in use), then you’ll be keeping the heat in your home — rather than letting it escape.

You’ll notice the difference instantly, and will have a lower heating bill in the process, since you’ll be using your heater sparingly.

When you need some assistance in the areas of plumbing, heating, or cooling, please contact Plumbing & A/C Medic today to schedule an appointment with one of our licensed technicians!