35 Brilliant Ways to Save Money Around Your Home
You don’t have to cut corners to cut costs. These simple projects and maintenance tasks will help you achieve the thing we love most about DIY: saving money!
Install a Water Heater Timer
Replace Your Cabin Air Filter
Repurpose Used Furniture
Keep Tires in Alignment
How to Restore Your Deck
Replace a Failing Thermostat
Make Your Own Household Cleaners
You Can Refinish Your Own Hardwood
Keep an Eye on Warning Lights
Feed the Lawn
Weatherstripping is Easy
Check Tire Pressure Regularly
Change Furnace Filter and Save up to $60 a Year
Change the filter every month of the heating season (or year-round if the filter is also used for A/C). Be sure you insert the new one so it faces the right way. The filter protects the blower and its motor; a clogged filter makes the motor work harder and use more power.