With the economy suffering the way it is, most people are needing ways to save on utility bills. The electric bill seems to be raising when the economy isn’t. Finding ways to cut the electric bill is a must. One way to do so would be to replace your windows. Most older houses have the old wood windows, upgrading them to an energy efficient vinyl window is a huge way to cut the electric bill. Purchasing windows that have low efficiency glass will help cutting the bill. The “low e” glass blocks heat from getting in during the summer and blocks the cold from getting in during the winter. By upgrading your homes windows you will be able to cut the electric bill and add value to your home. You can purchase replacement windows at any home improvement store or lumber yard. When preparing to replace the windows, you should shop around to find the best cost and the best ratings on the windows. You should ask how well the windows block out the cold and hot. Most windows are built to any shape or size that you will need. You would just remove the old window and install the new window in the same opening. Replacing windows is the first step in cutting the electric bill.