Now that the temperatures are dropping quickly, you are likely to find yourself using more energy to heat your home – which will result in much higher energy bills this season. Here are a few easy steps you can take to reduce winter energy costs this year:
Turn down your thermostat to 68 degrees, or even a bit lower, if you can handle it. Every degree lowered in the 60-70 degree range can save up to 5 percent in heating costs.
Turn your heating down a bit more whenever you’re out of the house, and especially if you’re going away for a few days.
Reduce your hot water temperature, so that appliances such as your dishwasher and dishwashing machine will use less heat.
Seal up any air leaks in your home, such as around windows, doors, and pipes, to keep in more warm air.
Lastly, as chilly as it may sound, try to get used to cooler showers, which can save you plenty of money in the long-run.
For more winter tips, or to check out what winter-ready models we have available, visit us anytime at Lee’s Summit Honda.
If you’ve ever embarked on a road trip with young children – or even a short trip to the grocery store – you know just how antsy, bored, and whiny they can quickly get.
And while it’s not difficult to pass them a handheld gaming device, Honda is making driving-time more educational (and silent!) for young passengers with the Honda Road Readers Program, which offers free kids’ audiobooks to Honda drivers.
With this program, kids will simply be able to tune in to Road Readers with their devices, checking out a library of more than 100 options that spans in content from books such as “The Hunger Games” to classics such as “Peter Pan.”
And while the program is aimed at children aged 5-16, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with adult passengers tuning in to the latest young adult or a literary classic. The Honda Road Readers program is sure to come in handy this holiday season, as families embark on trips across the country.
For more information or to check out our available Honda models, visit us at Lee’s Summit Honda, today!