Home Winterizing on a Shoestring
Just in time for chilly Hurricane Ida blowing up the East Coast, LifeHacker has come out with a compliation of Cheap, Money-Saving Winterizing Moves Worth the Hassle
The list includes several solutions appropriate for rented homes, including programmable thermostats and the bubble-wrap insulation
we featured a couple of weeks ago.
It also features a far more stylish and less drastic measure: a simple door-draft stopper. Could it be that easy to up the temperature in your space by a few degrees? If you live in an older, drafty home, it just may be.
Buy one off the shelf
, or follow NotMartha's
lead and whip up your own stylish stopper to match your decor. And if that doesn't do the trick? Go even more low-tech and put on a sweater.
What about you? How far are you willing to go to stay warm - and save a buck - this winter?