As temperatures drop our energy bills go up.
ABC2 is working for you, with tips to weatherize your home.
Start with your thermostat.
Consider swapping out an old manual device for a programmable one with "set it and forget it" technology.
You might also try a do-it-yourself home energy audit.
A simple checklist will take you through your house to look for leaks, and check insulation and light bulbs.
You can find the government's free check-list here .
If weatherization isn't an option because finances are tight, government programs are available to help get your home ready for winter.
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