An annual furnace tune up is part of maintaining your natural gas heating system. Maintaining your furnace can save you a great deal of time and money. Because emergency furnace repairs can be costly and inconvenient, especially around the holidays and during the winter.
With winter heating comes the need for winter heating safety. December, January and February are the leading months for home heating fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Here are the areas of your home where you should focus, to keep your family safe.
Heating bills too high? Here’s the best thermostat setting for cold weather if you want to save on your heating bill. Your natural gas furnace is the biggest consumer of gas in your home, more than your other appliances combined. Managing your home temperature can cut costs from your bill.
When it comes to apartment natural gas bills or natural gas in your rental home, there are only a few things you can control. Your landlord has chosen the furnace and other appliances in your building, so replacement for more efficient models is out of the question.
But, you can focus on the two things you can control. First, your choice of natural gas supplier, to get a low rate. And second, your natural gas usage, to keep your bill low. Here’s information on both.
It’s a common question — how to reduce your gas bill, and especially, how to lower your gas bill in the winter.
If you heat your home with natural gas, you’re using one of the most efficient methods of heating your home. And you aren’t alone. Over 47% of American homes use natural gas as their primary heating source. But that’s not much help when you get that whopping winter natural gas bill.