The department of energy recommends several measures to keep the heat in your home this winter.
*Make sure you have enough insulation in your walls, foundation and roof.
*Caulk or place weather strips over the cracks around doors and windows.
*Add storm windows or replace old windows with newer, more energy effiecient ones.
*Use a programmable thermostat with your heating system.
*Reduce the water flow through your water heater
All of these measures can help save you money in the long run, but can cost you up front. If you don't think you can affor to weatherize your home, you can always apply for government assisstance. Just click on the link below.