Simple home improvements for better energy efficiency

If you are a homeowner, you are likely always on the lookout for ways you can save money. Whether this means buying your groceries in bulk or reducing the number of times your family eats out, there are plenty of guidelines you can follow in order to spend less money. One of the most effective steps you can take to improve your bank account is ensuring that your home is an energy-efficient space. There are plenty of inexpensive improvements you can make to your residence in order to significantly reduce your energy bills.

Here are a few of those tips for you to follow:

  • Add insulation: A poorly-insulated home will certainly harm the energy efficiency of the space. You should regularly check spaces that are particularly vulnerable to losing air — such as the basement and attic — to ensure that the walls are insulated well enough.
  • Custom window coverings: One of the best ways to improve the efficiency of your home is by having custom blinds or drapes installed over your windows. This will allow you to rely less heavily on your heating and cooling system, as well as keeping the air you do pay for inside the interior of your house.
  • Low flow: If you want to save money on your utility payments each month, be sure to have low flow showerheads and other water fixtures. This is an inexpensive change that will save you hundreds of dollars — and gallons of water — every year.

If you are interested in having new custom drapes installed in your house, be sure to schedule an at-home appointment today with Ruffell & Brown! Check out the rest of our website to learn more about the products and services we offer.