Time to Winterize your house...

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Registered: 09-05-2003
Time to Winterize your house...
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Tue, 09-28-2010 - 10:10am

12 Quick Ways to Save Household Energy
Save on your heating bill as the days get colder
View slideshow at:
http://www.bobvila.com/HowTo_Library/InspirationGallery/12_Quick_Ways_to_Save_Household_Energy-G4325.html

Repairing Gutters
Get your gutters ready for the fall leaves and rains...
http://www.bobvila.com/HowTo_Library/Repairing_Gutters-Gutters_and_Downspouts-F2214.html



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Registered: 01-03-2001
Thu, 10-07-2010 - 1:39pm
You're Ready for Autumn ... Is Your House? Old Man Winter is getting ready to strike. Make sure you're ready for the cold-hearted son of a goat

To paraphrase an old saying, the best time to prepare for winter is two weeks ago. The second-best time is right now. In our Fall Season special, you'll find tips on winterization, season-specific decorating ideas and weekend projects that enhance football fun.

Fall Projects and Winter Prep »

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Registered: 10-30-2003
Thu, 10-07-2010 - 5:13pm

Thanks, Carol. That's a great article. It's nice to see some of our recent updates in their

list, and some inexpensive ways to start cutting energy costs before winter hits.

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Thu, 10-07-2010 - 7:15pm

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Wed, 10-13-2010 - 11:06am
Seal Gaps in Your Home to Keep Cold Air Out

Old Man Winter is just around the corner, and the gaps around your walls, doors and windows are like an open invitation to your home. Seal them up to let him know he's not wanted!

How to Find and Seal the Gaps »

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Registered: 09-27-2010
Thu, 10-14-2010 - 11:42am

Here's a quick and easy way to insulate your ducts and pipes:

http://www.ronhazelton.com/archives/tips/Ducting_Pipe_Insulation.shtm

And how to insulate your water pipes to keep your hot water hotter, and prevent them from bursting in freezing weather:

http://www.ronhazelton.com/article/home/home_other/UDEwMQ/How_to_Insulate_Water_Pipes

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Thu, 10-14-2010 - 2:46pm

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Sun, 11-14-2010 - 8:42am
More Winterization idas and tips...

SLIDESHOWS

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Thu, 11-18-2010 - 1:25pm

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Wed, 12-22-2010 - 4:45am
All About Air Sealing & Insulation Air Sealing and Insulation
Minimize Winter's Effect on Your Utility Bill
If the recent cold snap sent your power meter into overdrive, you can slow it back down with better air sealing and insulation techniques. Keep the Cold Air Out »

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Mon, 12-27-2010 - 10:59am
Creating an Airtight Home Seal gaps in your home and save
Tiny Gaps Can Add Up
The best insulation won't feel very effective if your house is open to the outdoors through tiny cracks and crevices. Here's how to find — and close — those leaks. What to Seal and How to Seal It »

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