New Homes are Less Expensive to Maintain

April is new homes month.  And one of the virtues of a newly constructed home is the savings that come with reduced energy and maintenance expenses.

For example, for routine maintenance expenses, 26% of all homeowners spend $100 or more a month on various upkeep costs.  In fact, 73% of new homeowners spent less than $25 a month on routine maintenance costs.

Homeowners spent 78 cents per square foot per year on electricity and owners of new homes spent 65 cents per square foot per year.  Homes using natural gas spent an average of 53 cents per square foot while new homes spent 38 cents per square foot.

Choosing the right insulation is one of the most critical decisions a homeowner has to make when building a new home.  Fiberlite’s Cellulose Insulation will save you money month after month on utility bills.  Talk to your builder today and ask them how Fiberlite’s Cellulose Insulation can reduce monthly energy costs.

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