And the price of crude oil has also soared.
Here are some things you can do to keep costs down.
- Caulk the perimeter of your windows to prevent cold air from seeping through.
- Keep sun-facing window blinds open during the day.
- Keep your thermostat set to the lowest comfortable temperature.
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