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Taking a Few Simple Measures Can Help You Save Money on Your Heating Bill

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IS YOUR MONTHLY HEATING-BILL TAKING YOU BY SURPRISE?  THERE'S GOOD NEWS:  WITH JUST A FEW SIMPLE ADJUSTMENTS, YOU CAN TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HOME'S ENERGY-BILL.  ACE HARDWARE OFFERS THESE HANDY TIPS, TO HELP YOU EVALUATE AND CUT YOUR MONTHLY HEATING-BILLS:  WITH COLD WEATHER JUST AROUND THE CORNER, THERE ARE LOTS OF SIMPLE, INEXPENSIVE WAYS TO HELP YOU HEAT YOUR HOME FOR LESS.  ONE TIP IS TO SET YOUR HOME'S THERMOSTAT TO 68-DEGREES, WHEN YOU'RE HOME--AND 60-DEGREES, WHEN YOU'RE GONE OR DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS.  FOR EACH DEGREE THAT YOU TURN DOWN YOUR THERMOSTAT, YOU SAVE THREE-PERCENT ON YOUR HEATING-BILLS.  ALSO, CONSIDER WEATHER-STRIPPING YOUR HOME:  BY LINING THE CRACKS AROUND DOORS AND WINDOWS WITH A THIN STRIP OF FOAM, YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR HEATING-BILLS BY UP TO 30-PERCENT.  FOR EVEN MORE PROTECTION, USE INSULATING WINDOW-FILM OVER YOUR WINDOWS; THIS CLEAR FILM IS EASILY APPLIED, USING A HAIRDRYER--AND MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN ENERGY-EFFICIENCY.  TO FIND MORE HELPFUL, ENERGY-SAVING TIPS, VISIT YOUR LOCAL ACE HARDWARE STORE--OR VISIT W-W-W-DOT-"ACE-HARDWARE"-DOT-COM.


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