It’s no secret — buying and maintaining a home can be a big investment, from the initial purchase to
any unexpected repairs down the road. However, there are several small ways to
save money throughout your home ownership journey that could add up to significant
savings over time. Incorporate these money-saving tips to create a happy home —
and a happy wallet!

  • Install a smart, programmable thermostat
  • Ensure your attic is well-insulated
  • Upgrade to energy-efficient appliances
  • Install LED light bulbs
  • Vacuum refrigerator coils regularly
  • Collect rainwater for watering plants
  • Clean plastic shower curtains with bleach instead of replacing them
  • Air dry clothes instead of running the dryer
  • Check for air leaks around doors and windows
  • Use ceiling fans and turn the thermostat up a few degrees
  • Set your hot water heater below 120 degrees
  • Wrap exposed water pipes with insulation
  • Replace air filters regularly
  • Clear obstructions, like furniture, from vents
  • Check toilets and faucets for leaks
  • Turn off appliances and unplug electronics when not in use
  • Make your own cleaning solution with vinegar and baking soda

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 I hope these small changes add up to big savings!