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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Ways to Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy this Winter

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Winter season can be a real challenge for some people. During this time of the year, it is actually a bit difficult to stay in good mood let along to stay warm and cozy. However, there are a few things homeowners can do to cozy up their homes and enjoy the winter months. Below are some tips.

  • –          Prepare a comfortable space where you can curl up and read a good book.
  • –          Designate a spot in your home for projects and nightly games.
  • –          Use your fireplace to keep your house warm and comfortable.
  • –          Install overhead lights and ceiling fixtures.
  • –          Position your table close to a fireplace.

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Ways to Save Money on Air Conditioning

When it comes to staying cool at home, you don’t necessarily have to spend a fortune just so you could reduce the heat. Below are some tips on how to stay cool without breaking the bank.

  • –          Insulate your ceiling, walls, roof space and under the floor.
  • –          Provide natural cross-flow ventilation wherever possible.
  • –          Keep the sun out by installing external awnings.
  • –          Use heavy curtains to help reduce the heat.
  • –          Plant trees to help block the sun.
  • –          Install tinted windows.
  • –          Open your blinds and draperies at night to let the cool air in.

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Ways to Beat the Heat

Electric fan...

During hot weather, air conditioners are one of the appliances that consume the most electricity. However, there are actually several ways for you to beat the heat without having to spend thousands of money on a skyrocketing bill. Below are some tips.

  • –          Wear loose-fitting and short-sleeved clothes that breathe and absorb moisture.
  • –          Insulate your walls and attic as this will make your living space cooler in summer.
  • –          Install blinds and shades on windows facing the sun.
  • –          Position your fans near open windows to help channel fresh air into your home.

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How to Keep Your Home Warm

Door and curtain opened...Keeping your home warm during the winter season can be quite expensive.  However, there are actually natural ways to heat your home without necessarily blasting the space heaters. Below are some tips.

  • –          Caulk to seal all air leaks around windows.
  • –          Open your curtains and blinds if it is sunny outside as this will give your home natural warmth.
  • –          Use heavy thermal curtains to trap the heat.
  • –          Use rugs and carpets to keep the heat from escaping.
  • –          Add more insulation to your walls and attics.

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Finding the Right Air Conditioning Unit

Window air conditioner

Summer is just around the corner. If you don’t have air conditioners yet that will help you stay cool during the hot weather, it’s time that you consider investing in these AC units. Below are some tips on how to choose the right air conditioner for your home.

  • –          Find out more about the noise level of the system that you are interested in.
  • –          Make sure that the size of the air conditioner is the right size for your home.
  • –          Consider the shape of the AC and make sure it fits the décor of your room.

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Tips on How to Keep Your Home Warmer

Window blinds open...The cold weather can certainly take a toll on your home. Moreover, it can also keep your family from feeling comfortable all throughout the winter season. Don’t worry because here are some tips that will keep your home warmer during the cold weather.

  • –          Insulate your loft to help trap the heat and save money.
  • –          Get your chimney capped on the roof and fit a balloon from below.
  • –          Open your curtains and blinds to help let the sunlight in.
  • –          Have your boiler serviced at least once a month.

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