Everyone loves having lots of doors and windows in their home because it helps to opens up the house and allows natural light to shine in. However, those beautiful doors and windows are probably costing you more money than you realize. Crevices between the walls and the windows or doors allow the nice warm air in your house to escape. Your furnace then has to work even harder to keep you toasty.
Poorly sealed and insulated doors and windows don’t have to be the thing that breaks your budget, though. There is an easy DIY solution that can help you keep the heat inside your house: draft stoppers! These homemade contraptions line doors and windows so that crevices are blocked. This helps keep your house warm and your furnace from working too hard.
Check out these DIY projects for draft blockers:
Essential Draft Dodger – This draft dodger is both functional and adorable. The draft dodger will help keep warm air inside while also making you smile.
How to Make A Door Draft Stopper – This helpful tutorial lays out the basics of making your own door draft stopper. Even beginners will be able to make this simple project.
Low-Cost Draft Blocker – You can easily make this Low-Cost Draft Blocker by hand with just a needle and thread.
Budget-Friendly Door Draft Stopper – Not only with this Budget-Friendly Door Draft Stopper keep indoor temps comfortable, it’s also unexpectedly stylish!
Another easy way to save money on your energy bill is to bundle up so that you don’t have to crank up the heat until it is absolutely necessary. Here are some fingerless gloves, hats, and scarves to help keep you warm as you save money:
Two Hour Fingerless Gloves – Keep your fingers free!
One Hour Fingerless Mitts – Make in an evening!
Molly’s Favorite Hat – So cute and warm!
Fairy Lights Hat – Gorgeous!
Cozy Eternity Scarf – Stay warm with this infinity scarf!