Tips for Improving Your Home – Inside and Out
It's your one-stop shop for all the tips you need to take care of projects around your house. We share DIY home improvement info, advise for weather and safety, suggestions for ramping up your home décor, and recommendations for moving effectively. Start brightening your home today!
Posted September 24, 2015 by Brooke Drake
According to the weatherman, fall officially began on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Which means it’s officially time to enjoy all things autumn – pumpkin spice latte, here I come! This season also brings nicer … READ MORE Six Simple Steps for Decorating Your Perfect Outdoor Fall Party
Posted September 16, 2015 by Direct Energy Solar
Photovoltaic panels capture sunshine and convert this free energy into clean, solar electricity. Naturally, the more sunshine those panels receive, the more energy they will produce. But what happens if … READ MORE Should I Go Solar if I Have Too Many Trees or Too Much Shade?
Posted September 3, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Hot weather at home can dampen your summer fun if you’re running your air conditioner in your home while you’re on vacation. The easiest way to save while you’re away? Raise the cooling settings … READ MORE How Can I Improve the Energy Efficiency of My Air Conditioner While on Vacation?
Posted September 1, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Back in May, NOAA’s 2015 hurricane prediction called for 6 to 11 named tropical storms, 3 to 6 of which would grow to category 1 or 2 hurricanes, and of … READ MORE Analyzing the Updated Predictions for the 2015 Hurricane Season
Posted August 11, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
As a Texas resident, you know blazing summers are a fact of life. But even the heartiest Texan must admit this August is especially brutal. The current heat wave makes … READ MORE How to Protect Your Family from Heat Exhaustion During Heat Spikes
Posted August 10, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
In the heat of summer, there’s no replacement for working central air conditioning. And since your air conditioner takes such good care of you on the hottest days of the … READ MORE How to Change Your AC Filter, Save Money, and Stay Cool