Prices on oil and gas are not going to go lower. It’s a good time to get serious about some specific improvements to your house. They will help your budget & will be selling points later.
The costs of these projects range from a few dollars to over a thousand. Pick those you can afford with an eye to how long it will take to recoup your investment. All of these pay for themselves; some immediately & some in a few years. They are all good investments if you are planning to stay in your house for a while. Again, they make good selling points when you put your house up for sale.
Some of the improvements: seal the house, put on storm windows, buy Energy-Saver appliances when you need to replace yours, put a blanket on your water heater, add insulation to the attic, consider a pellet stove. There are some very valuable small ideas listed inside the descriptions that accompany each slide, so be sure to read all of the text to find these nuggets.
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