Tips for Home Decor

Ceiling Fans
If you don’t know, the use of ceiling fans is actually a very important and wise thing to use. When they are put on the right settings for the seasons, they can actually work along with your central heating and air to help and reduce the costs of keeping your home comfortable. Putting one in each room will help to reduce your costs and as a result you will save money and be able to roll that money over for other uses.

Electrical Outlets
The condition of electrical outlets are very important to look at. Yes chances are that the house has already been through a through inspection but there are things that can change from the time it was inspected and the time you take ownership of the house. Go through the house and take the cover off all the electrical outlets and give the wires a good inspection. Look for any signs of damage or wear that may have been missed. If there is any signs of wear or damage, then you will want to make sure that you replace the issue at once as this can quickly lead to there being a fire hazard in a moments notice. Do the same thing in all of the rooms to make sure everything is okay.

Lighting Fixtures
again go through the entire house and look at all the fixtures to make sure that things look okay. If the fixtures do not look like they are in good shape, then you may want make sure that you replace them as soon as possible. The main reason why this is important is due to the fact that this poses a fire hazard if left to be in this condition. Look for them being loose as well as wires that are hanging or are exposed. If you see these, then you need to make sure that you address the problem quickly.

Insulation around Windows
One of the biggest areas that heat and air conditioning escapes from is through windows. This is one of the biggest reasons why a homeowner has such a high energy bill as there is money going out the window if your windows are not insulated properly. If you doubt the effect this can have on your bill, then look at the bill before and after you have weather proofing done, you will see a dramatic difference. There are many products that are out there that can work wonders in helping to weather proof your windows and keep more heat and cool in your home. If there are any cracks in the glass or damage to the wooden frame, then you will want to make sure that you replace the entire window to help and keep the energy costs as low as possible. This will be important part of the regular maintaining you will need to make sure you perform on the house on a regular basis.

Replace Light bulbs with LED
There are a lot of people that will not put a lot of thought into the use of LED bulbs, but you would be surprised at the results that you can have when you take the time to replace your old bulbs with energy efficient LED bulbs. There are a couple of reasons why you would want to do this , but the most common is for the simple you a lot of money on your energy bill, it also is a good alternative to have in the summer months for the fact that these will not burn as hot and thus will not heat up your home as much as regular bulbs.