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Category Archive: Renting Tips

  1. Save BIG this Winter on Heating Bills

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    Just when we are getting started to save money and spend big on holiday presents, is about the same time our energy bills increase due to the cold. That’s right, we said it: the cold. We live in Wisconsin where we throw boiling water in the air to watch it freeze as a past time. […]

  2. Shrink Energy Bills: Tip #2

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    No one likes a leak. So seal yours! Sealing air leaks saves, on average, 10 percent or more on heating bills. That’s an average of $50-$170 per year. Cost: $30-$50 for materials Payback time: Starting six months

  3. Shrink Energy Bills: Tip #1

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    Does your home or rental have a chimney? If so – choke your chimney. A tightly closed damper prevents up to 8 percent of furnace-heated air from going up the chimney and out of your home. Cost to complete: FREE Payback time: IMMEDIATELY

  4. 3 Common Mistakes Made by Renters

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    Renting during college is one of the most exciting aspects of the whole experience! It is a declaration of independence from the rules and regulations of the dorm life and a further extension of independence from one’s parents. This being said, the renting life is fun and exciting. However, there are a few common mistakes […]

  5. How to Find the Right House to Rent


    There isn’t a bachelor’s degree or emphases in how to find the right house to rent, but it is definitely a science! There are a few things one can do to have an advantage and find the best possible renting location for college. Here is a list of the most important things to consider when […]