In the July /August issue of the AARP Bulletin, several experts offer tips and tricks that will help you save money in a variety of categories: travel, technology, home, finance, style, food, fun, getting there, health, and entertainment. Part 3 will be the home category (tips courtesy of Trae Bodge [editor, RetailMeNot] and Bob Vila [home improvement expert]).
22. Know the retail seasons.
23. Shop online discounters for home decor.
24. Use color strategically.
25. Do it yourself.
26. Save on hot water (go tankless).
27. Discover architectural salvage shops.
28. Keep an unused fireplace damper closed.
29. Seal leaky air ducts.
Source: AARP Bulletin, July/August 2016, p. 22-23.