Experts are already saying that the cost to heat your home this winter will be almost double from what you paid last year.

No one is excited to pay more and if you are looking to save some money this winter, experts have come up with the perfect number to set your thermostat to so you can save some energy and money.

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That magic number is 68 degrees.

Experts say that this number is warm enough to keep you from feeling too cold in your home and the amount of energy needed to reach this number will help keep your money in your own pockets.

Of course, if you have spent any time living here during the winter, you know that it gets really cold and 68 seems like it wouldn't warm you up too much, but keeping your thermostat set to 68 all day, your home will feel comfortable and it won't put a strain on your furnace and wallet.

Another way to save money this winter it leave your house at one temperature all day. If you set it at 68 and leave it, your furnace won't have to work so much to raise and lower the temperature so you will use less energy and save money too.

Some other ways to save money this winter is to make sure you insulate your attic and crawl spaces. Heat rises and often escapes through the attic and crawl spaces which means you have to use more energy heating your home. You can also upgrade your windows to energy-efficient windows. These windows keep more heat in the home and keep the cold air on the outside.

Where do you plan on setting your Thermostat this winter?

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