a simple tip to save on heating costs



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rowing up my Dad owned and operated an air conditioning and heating company.

 

Words like   capacitor  and  fan motor   and   freon  were a part of the everyday lingo in my childhood home.

 

So the other day, when I couldn’t find that just-right setting on the thermostat, I knew what to do.  I grabbed the ladder from the garage, and climbed up to reach the ceiling fan.

 

Today on Mrs. Hines' Class, I'm showing you how one flip of a switch will SAVE MONEY on HEATING COSTS!



One flip of the switch and warm air was circulating through the living room.

 

When you do this, make sure the ceiling fan blades are rotating clockwise.  This motion pushes the warm air up and out across the room, keeping you warm and cozy on these cold, wintry nights.

 

Just by changing the ceiling fan direction and turning your thermostat down a couple of degrees, you can save money on your heating bill.   And make sure to keep the ceiling fan on low.


Today on Mrs. Hines' Class, I'm showing you how one flip of a switch will SAVE MONEY on HEATING COSTS!



This would be a good time to dust your ceiling fan, too.    

Today on Mrs. Hines' Class, I'm showing you how one flip of a switch will save money on heating costs! 


p.s.  When the temperatures warm up in the Spring, just reverse the switch so that the ceiling fan blades rotate counter-clockwise.

 

See you in class,

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Comments

  1. Good tip Sharon. I use a damp rag but cannot keep all the dust from falling. Will try the pillow case next time.
    Happy Christmas.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  2. Sharon,

    Thank you so very much! I can never remember which direction the fan should turn for summer and winter. Now I know!! This will be especially helpful in the family room as our furnace is just a little on the small size and has a hard time keeping the addition warm (add to that the fact we have large windows and a double paned sliding glass door.)

    Have a wonderful week!

  3. Thanks for reminding me!! Hugs….Ang

  4. What a great tip! I always forget about it. Thanks, Leslie

  5. Thanks for the reminder….gonna check them right now! ;)

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