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Part of your home’s preventative maintenance this fall should include changing your furnace filter. A clogged filter reduces airflow, which costs you money by reducing how efficient your system is, and that means higher electricity bills and reduced lifespan of your furnace. Here are more tips to reduce your energy bill.
Top 5 Quick Hints and Tips a Duct Cleaning may be required
The Ontario legislature recently passed a bill mandating carbon monoxide alarms in homes with gas appliances and/or an attached garage. The law, expected to be in place before the end of 2013, will be enforced by local fire departments and penalties will be similar to those related to smoke detectors. At Direct Energy, we support […]
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With electricity rates forecasted to increase 46% between 2010 and 2015 , and gas prices continuing to rise from historic lows, homeowners are starting to pay close attention to their energy use. One of the simplest and most effective ways of reducing your energy costs is to upgrade your thermostat. Your thermostat acts as the control […]
(NC) – You may find them annoying, but the beeps emitted from your carbon monoxide and combination smoke/CO alarms are really just doing their job: protecting your life.
(NC) The first-annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week begins on November 1, reminding Ontarians that having a functioning carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can help save lives. Before this week arrives, there are steps you can take now to ensure your families are kept safe this winter.
Halloween is just around the corner and it’s important we make it a safe and happy event for everyone. Remember, it’s important not to leave jack-o-lanterns unattended if you use candles to light them.
For a full list of Halloween safety tips check out this post.
If you’re thinking about replacing your water heater, a tankless model can be a great option, but it’s important to examine both the benefits and limitations before buying.
I know what you are thinking…why is Dave telling me this before the winter. Well, I’m sharing this now so you can hopefully prevent this from happening to you.
Now that fall is here we need to think about all the outdoor chores we have to do in the upcoming weekends. One that sticks out in my mind is turning off the hose bibs and draining them. It’s a simple thing to do that will avoid a potential burst pipe, but it’s something that’s easily forgotten.
Fortunately, there are things you can do to lower your usage and thus lower your water bill.
Don’t want to believe summer is actually over? @BuzzBishop says accepting it is a little easier when you have a Nest Learning Thermostat that automatically adjusts the temperature so you don’t have to. Check out his blog for more information: http://bit.ly/1riTOBH