Carl and Sheila Baynes recently opened a new business with Mr. Handyman of Sarasota, Florida. Mr. Handyman offers a wide variety of home repair and maintenance services and employ qualified technicians with an average of 15 years of experience.
Carl recently had the chance to get up bright and early and share some ways home owners can improve their energy efficiency and save money on heating and cooling bills. The segment aired on the CBS affiliate 10 Connects and features some installations to help manage costs and become more eco-friendly.
Here are a few more tips to make your home more energy efficient:
According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy, households can save 20% to 30% on energy bills by implementing simple home improvements. Over time, you will save more money on your energy bill than it will cost to have these improvements done on your home.
When you hire Mr. Handyman you will surprised at how much can be accomplished and how much you will save! Here are just a couple things that Mr. Handyman can do for you.
- Insulate your hot water heater and cut your homes CO2 emissions and save 4%-9% in water heating costs
- Install a programmable thermostat and save approximately $180 a year by properly setting and maintaining your thermostat
- Add door sweeps and shoe gaskets around the threshold and exterior doors to stop energy leaks in your home
- Replace your showerheads to save between 10%-16% of water heating costs