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The cold months are literally breathing down our necks! Before long we will be unboxing the sweaters and looking for that one missing glove as the days grow shorter and the air colder.
How long will you hold off turning on the heater or burning that fire?
No one likes to pay for the fuel to keep a home warm. So how do we keep the cold out without using up our fuel?
We lose over 30% of the heat from our windows. Possibly more. So it makes sense to reduce the percentage of heat lost right?
You can easily learn how to make these thermal curtains like the ones in the picture above. Thermal curtains are a cheap and easy way to save energy costs in your home.
They can largely be made with reused and recycled materials. Great if you are looking to save money or if SHTF you have a way to keep your house warm.
They may not be the prettiest curtains in the world but if you are looking to save cash, who cares?
The most effective means of staying warm is staying active.
If you are outdoors working or indoors cleaning and cooking you will notice just how much warmer you are.
It’s a simple way to make things work for you. Use your calories to keep you warm.
Start Some Indoor Projects
To stay active take up some indoor projects to assure you’re kept busy even when the weather outside is frightful.
Building or painting indoors can be a great way to stay warm when you are left inside and do not want to waste the fuel on a wood stove or turn on the heat pump.
It’s inevitable. The cold is coming but you might be able to stave it off longer if you use these methods.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.