Winter is already here and while many homeowners do what they can to make sure their houses are warm throughout the colder season, there will always be other ways to keep your place cozy and comfortable without amping up the thermostat. Therefore, as temperatures continue to drop outside, be sure to take some proactive heating and cooling steps inside your home using these tips.
How To Remain Cozy and Comfortable
Install a programmable thermostat
You no longer have to manually set the heat pump. If you push it too far, it will start up and become too warm. If you push it too little, then it will turn off. Installing a programmable thermostat could save you up to 10% a year on your heating and cooling Myrtle Beach costs by just turning the thermostat back between seven to ten degrees for eight hours every day from its regular setting. Programmable thermostat could store several daily settings that you could override manually without affect the rest of the weekly or daily program.
Reverse the Ceiling Fans
Did you know that many of the ceiling fans these days come with a winter setting which reverses the fan so that it will move clockwise instead of counter clockwise? If not, you’re not alone. Because heat increases, the clockwise spinning of the fan would push the heat back down into the room rather than being trapped up at your home’s ceiling.