How to Cut a Propane Bill


Propane, which is also known as LPG, can be found in most household where they are used for heating the house and buildings. If the size of the building is quite large, the propane bills can be high and expensive. You cannot control the cost of propane, but you can reduce the cost of heating your house by maintaining the propane system in a proper manner, running the system efficiently and also by sealing all drafts are that you can find in the house. If there are any leaks and drafts within your home, you will be losing heat and waste lots of energy.

To cut a propane bill, you need:

  • Candle or incense stick
  • Rubbing alcohol or household cleaner
  • Clean rag
  • Caulk
  • Weather stripping
  • Shades or curtains
  • Electrical outlet plugs
  • Storm windows or plastic sheeting

Cutting a Propane Bill

How to Cut a Propane Bill

  • First thing that you need to do is to find any area that might have leaks or drafts
    • To help you find any leaks or draft around your house, you can simply use flame or smoke from a candle or incense stick and place them near your windows, doors, outlets, and vents.
    • Apart from that, you can also run your hand near your windows, doors, outlets, and vents to feel if there is any cold air coming through into the house.
  • Next step is to remove any old or leaking caulking.
    • Then, you need to clean the area by rubbing alcohol or any other household cleaner with a rag in order for you to remove any dust or debris.
  • You also have to caulk any other areas that has leak such as windows, door frames, chimneys, electrical sockets, or window air conditioning units.
  • If your weather stripping is damaged, you have to remove them, clean the area and replace it with a new weather stripping.
    • Besides that, you can also use weather stripping to prevent drafts by placing them vertically along doorstops.
  • Another option is to place a door sweep right at the bottom any doors or entrance that leads to the outside area.
  • You can also hang shades or even use curtains in order to regulate the temperatures within your house.
  • During the winter season, it is recommended that you install fitted storm windows
    • Or you can simply add plastic covering onto any of your single-paned or drafty windows.
  • Make sure that you close all your exterior windows and doors, plus also interior doors to unheated areas whenever you use the heater.
  • You can also purchase draft-proofing kits especially made for electrical outlets and light fixtures.
    • By using an electrical outlet safety plugs, it can help you save.

    Always remember that if you want to cut a propane bill,

    • You can always use an electrical outlet safety plugs that can help you save and reduce the energy lost through exterior walls.

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