Today – money-saving ways to make your home more eco-friendly
Being eco-friendly is not only about helping the environment although of course this it’s main intent. It is in the long term about embracing the future and reducing our costs. The savings that come with being eco-friendly are not always immediate but is often a by-product that we are delighted about!
Here are 3 ways that making your home more eco-friendly can reduce your carbon footprint and save you money.
Money-saving ways to make your home more eco-friendly
Have you considered solar panels? They really are a brilliant idea and put you firmly in control of your own energy needs. They work to make your home more energy efficient and cheaper to run – so in the long term they are a great investment too and will help you when you come to sell your home. Have a look here for the government-backed incentive schemes that make fitting solar panels so much more affordable. Sustainable green sunshine energy is the way of the future.
Do consider Pipe Lagging it can be a really smart move as it can also prevent condensation, corrosion and mould growth and is a really simple solution to what could be a major problem if not implemented. It is also a thrifty solution to energy and heat loss which is both eco-friendly and thrifty. You can lag pipes indoors and outdoors and even underground and you can either have a go yourself or get the experts in. It is best to take advice no matter what you do so you pick the best options for you and your home. Over at Pipelagging.com you can not only get all you need plus plenty of info – but you can also chat live to someone who can point you in the right direction.
Replacing your windows with double or triple glazing is a smart eco-friendly move.
Double-glazed windows have two sheets of glass with a gap in between, usually about 16mm, to create an insulating barrier that keeps the heat in. It as simple as that. Triple glazing as you would expect has 3 sheets of glass.
Double glazing is a great investment long term into reducing your energy cost. They will also lead to greater value on your home when you come to sell it. Energy efficient windows also protect your home form external noise and this is a real plus too.
I hope you have found my post on money-saving ways to make your home more eco-friendly both useful and inspiring. You may also like my post on easy budgeting tips for parents