Summer Home Improvements That Will Save You Money

Dated: May 8 2020

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Summer Home Improvements That Will Save You Money

Smart Thermostat

A smart thermostat is more than just a cool high-tech gadget. Installing a smart thermostat can help you regulate your indoor temperature and save money. Regular thermostats are basically just control panels for your home—they let you adjust the temperature in your house. A smart thermostat is more effective than a regular thermostat because it can learn from your behavior, show you’re your energy consumption, and even adjust themselves to your local conditions. Because most smart thermostats are connected to a phone or webapp, you can adjust your temperature settings remotely. While upgrading to a smart thermostat might cost you money initially, it will definitely save you money in the long run by making your home run more efficiently.

Going Solar

Although it’s natural to be skeptical of new energy technologies, installing solar panels on your roof can help you cut your energy bills immediately. Solar technology can save you money and energy because sunlight costs nothing, and has guaranteed long-term availability. Solar panels are especially effective if you live somewhere where the sun shines for the majority of the day. Solar panels not only can save you money, but are a much cleaner energy option for the environment. Because solar panels are so good for your wallet and the environment, installing solar panels can also be seen as a long-term investment.

Ceiling Fans

Because using a ceiling fan costs a fraction of using an air conditioner, using a ceiling fan can be a great way to save money, especially when used in connection with a smart thermostat. The trick is not to use more air-conditioning technology, but to use it smarter. Specifically, a ceiling fan helps to cool you down because it generates a wind-chill effect. So turning on a ceiling fan while you’re not home won’t actually cool down your home—it would just waste electricity and your money. But if you use a ceiling fan in conjunction with your existing air conditioning system, you can guarantee that you’ll save money.

Smart thermostats, solar panels, and ceiling fans are only three ways to save yourself money this summer. There are many other ideas out there that can not only add value to your home but help you save your money for the fun parts of summer.

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