Fight The Cold In A Smart Way With These Helpful Hacks


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The energy bills increase in winter due to a reason; we prefer staying inside in our warm and cozy homes. However, to keep oneself warm inside the home you really don’t need to crank the heat up or shower with hot water to the point where your energy bills put you in a tight financial position. What follows is a list of hacks that you can use to fight the cold and still be able to save on your energy bills.

24. Close the heating vents and doors to rooms that are not frequently used.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 24

23. Take lukewarm shower that don’t last very long. This will prevent the skin from drying out and shall help you save money on energy bills.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 23

22. Make sure that windows and small cracks are properly insulated.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 22

21. You’d be amazed at how good tea lights and candles can be when it comes to warming your house.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 21

20. Placing freezer bags on the side mirrors overnight doesn’t allow accumulation of ice in the sub-freezing temperatures.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 20

19. Run the ceiling fan anti-clockwise on slow speed to have the hot air returned to you.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 19

18. A humidifier will help you stay warmer while preventing any nosebleeds.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 18

17. You can put socks on your windshield wipers to make sure that they don’t stick to your car during extreme cold.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 17

16. Use a hard but not metallic spatula or a credit card if you’ve lost your ice scraper.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 16

15. You can waterproof your shoes instantly by putting plastic bags around them.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 15

14. Open your curtains on south-facing windows – the sun will do the rest.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 14

13. Use floor mats or kitty litter to get some traction when you’re stuck in ice or snow.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 13

12. Check the tread using a penny to ensure if your tires are good!Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 12

Insert it head-first; if all of Lincoln’s head shows, you need new tires. If only part of it shows, you’re all set.

11. Using a sunscreen will allow you to moisturize your body and impart protecting form the UV rays.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 11

10. Turn down the thermostat and put a sweater on – you’d be amazed at how it reduces the bill.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 10

9. If you use cotton gloves after moisturizing your hands, your body will be able to retain the moisture better.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 9

8. Applying cooking spray to the shovel will ensure that snow doesn’t stick to it.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 8

7. Your body needs Vitamin D to function and to make sure there is enough of it, do go outside for a bit.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 7

6. Opt for oven-cooking more often since it helps in warming the kitchen and adjacent rooms.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 6

5. Use a broom for brushing light snow off of your car instead of a shovel or scraper. This helps in reducing the damage your car will incur.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 5

4. Use a cheap razor on a sweater to get rid of pills.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 4

3. Use running tights under pants instead of long johns.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 3

2. Layer up when it comes to clothing and make sure that you tuck your undershirt into pants.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way 2

1. Do you go to a gym? Take shower there and save hot water at home.Fight The Cold In A Smart And Efficient Way

 

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