Whether you live in a sunny, warm climate or are knee-deep in snow from October until May, it's a good idea to prepare your home for winter. Take our quiz to learn everything you need to know about winterizing your home.
Which of the following products helps keep warm air inside during cold weather?
both of the above
How much less energy will you use by replacing just one incandescent bulb with a compact fluorescent light (CFL)?
25 percent less
50 percent less
75 percent less
Weather stripping seals the spaces around moveable _____ like doors and windows.
Sealing holes and cracks in your house that leak air can reduce your heating and cooling costs by up to:
How often should you have your furnace serviced by a professional?
once a year
every two years
every five years
How often should you replace your home furnace's air filter?
every three months
every six months
If air is leaking out of the _____ of your air filtration system, it's time to have them sealed.
How many inches of insulation should you install in your attic for maximum energy efficiency?
2 to 5 inches
7 to 10 inches
12 to 15 inches
At what temperature do uninsulated pipes freeze?
20 degrees Fahrenheit degrees (-6.66 Celsius) or lower
22 degrees Fahrenheit degrees (-5.55 Celsius) or lower
24degrees Fahrenheit degrees (-4.44 Celsius) or lower
What can you do to protect your pipes from freezing and bursting?