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Utilities: Attics

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Save money keeping your attic cool by making sure you have air vents.  If you don't have anywhere for the hot air to escape, your attic will heat up, and your house will not cool off. 


It is also important that you do not allow the insulation in your attic to cover the air vents, rendering them useless.  You can buy thrift friendly attic insulation baffles, made of Styrofoam, for just a couple of dollars.  They will insure that the insulation does not move in front of the air vents.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some additional frugal tips to save money on utilities using your attic.


- The most important insulation in your home is in your attic.  Make sure it is up to code.
- If you see a neighbor getting insulation blown into their attic, go ask them if they will do your
home also.  You may get a discount because they are already in the neighborhood, and they may have leftover insulation in their truck.
- Check for rebates and specials from your utility company, and state and government programs.







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A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini