Tag: Fall


Checking the Predictions for the 2014 Hurricane Season

Back in May, the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (along with three other prediction centers) delivered a forecast for a “below normal” season. All told, NOAA expected 8-13 named tropical storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 of which could be category 3 or above. The reasoning for so few storms was because of cold water in the […]


8 Great Ideas for DIY Fall Decorations

Feeling extra crafty? Well, since it’s officially fall, we thought you might be interested in creating some autumn decorations for your home, especially ones that don’t require you to spend too much money on seasonal gewgaws. And even if it doesn’t feel like fall has arrived in certain parts of North America, this is the […]


Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

As summer creeps closer to a close, it’s time to start planning for cooler days and unpredictable weather conditions—especially in terms of preparing your home for fall. To save on energy costs and protect your house from potential damage, see our fall home maintenance checklist: Clean out your gutters – To prevent clogging, remove leaves […]

Preparing Your Yard For Fall

Preparing Your Yard For Fall

After a long, hot summer, it’s finally starting to cool down. As the air gets crisp, we want to share some tips for preparing your yard for the fall: Fertilize your lawn Mow your lawn once a week Add mulch to your plants Prune your plants Continue watering your lawn Have any tips for preparing […]


Direct Energy Buzz – September 7 edition

Did you enjoy the short work-week? We sure did! Here’s your rundown of this week’s news on this fabulous Friday! On Monday we shared some delicious and creative recipes for your Labor Day party leftovers. Which recipe did you try? Wednesday we announced our first ever Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program. We […]