The cold snap has had the Stateline in it’s icy grip for weeks which means energy bills are going up. There are a few things you can do to save some money while still keeping your home toasty.
For example, making sure you have a clean furnace filter is a good way to get the most out of your furnace. During the day, open your blinds or curtains and let the sun provide some free heat. Using your celling fan in the reverse direction is also a great way to help move the warm air around. Keep Warm Illinois has more great ideas to help warm your home for less.
Nicor Gas is also offering free kits to to help insulate you home. You can get more info on that HERE.