Prepare Your Home For Your Vacation This Holiday Season
30 December 2014
This holiday season, as you prepare for your upcoming trip to an island in the sun, don't forget to prepare your home for your absence. These tips will help keep your house safe, and help lower your bills in your absence.
Unplug Your Electronics and Appliances
Some appliances and electronics draw energy while plugged in, even if they're not in use. To lower your electric bills, unplug your television, DVD player, computers and microwave.
3 Steps Needed To Create A Zone System With Your Furnace
18 December 2014
If you live in an older, two-story home and have problems with controlling the heat on both floors, it is probably because your home has only one thermostat. Heating systems in newer homes generally have two or more thermostats, which is a necessity for finding a comfortable temperature in a two-story house. You can hire a heating contractor to fix this problem for you, and the contractor will need to complete several steps during this project.
Four Maintenance Tasks That You Will Have To Do With The Installation Of An Outdoor Boiler
17 December 2014
If you have been looking for an alternative to gas and electricity, outdoor boilers can be great. These are boilers that are installed outside of your home and can use firewood or biomass fuels to heat your home. These systems cost a lot less to operate than conventional systems, but they also require a lot of maintenance and upkeep to keep them working efficiently. If you are going to have an outdoor boiler installed for your home, here are four maintenance tasks that you will be doing on a regular basis: