Are you tired of high summer electric bills due to blasting the A/C to cool your home after a long day at work? Do you sit by the fan to cool off whenever you get home? Did you know that home insulation helps keep your...

Every new season brings about change, and for homeowners, those changes signal some weekend projects around the house. Keep it simple. Standard home maintenance activities work because they keep simple problems from escalating into complex issues. Keep your energy bill in check with some simple...

Spring is the season of growth and sustainability. And Earth Day is a day to teach our children about the importance of recycling, conserving water, and how to “go green.” After all, our children are the future, so why show them how to take care...

There are many advantages of homeownership. And interestingly, tax time offers many advantages. Why? The tax code favors homeownership, so there are ample tax deductions only applicable to homeowners. In fact, according to Robert Moss, the national director for government affairs at CohnReznick, which is an accounting and...

Definition of Programmable Thermostat A programmable thermostat is a type of thermostat that lets homeowners create programmed settings that adjust the temperature of their home. A programmable thermostat basically lets homeowners customize the run times of their furnace, based on their lifestyle, in order to save...

Are you tired of drafty rooms or windows and high energy costs every winter? Every home has a heating and cooling system, but not every home has efficient heating. What is the difference? Efficient heating means home comfort, along with reasonable energy costs. For many, winter means...

Mother Nature is making a mark this year and ensuring we all feel a little chill this winter. For those of us that prefer a little warmer air, then we can rely on heating our homes during this season. The heating bill may add up,...

Officially, winter is still coming, but in reality, winter is here. And the chilly weather proves it! As the weather sends chills down our spines, homeowners should be aware of common heating problems and understand their HVAC system in order be prepared in the event...

The holidays are exhilarating and wonderful, but also stressful and draining time as well. The mental drain can also extend to your utility bills as well, so many folks want to find ways to save energy. In order to keep up with the shopping, decorating, class...