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DIY Dad

Five Father’s Day Gifts for Your DIY Dad

One of my favorite holidays is coming up: Father’s Day! Dads can be tricky to buy for, especially the “man who has it all.” But one particular kind of dad is particularly daunting for some: the DIY Dad! Trying to ascertain the wants and needs of the home handyman in a stealthy manner can be […]

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Life Hacks: What NOT to Buy in June

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. Sites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving tips on a regular basis. In particular, they’ve created a yearly timeline with the best times to purchase certain items. While such a list is helpful, they’ve also collected specific items you shouldn’t […]

The Top Five Hurricane Preparedness Products to Have on Hand

The Top Five Hurricane Preparedness Products to Have on Hand

Even though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted a below normal hurricane season, summer storm systems (like Invest 91-L) still pose a hurricane-like risk of damaging winds and lots of rain. With soils at saturation in many parts of the country, the risk for flash flooding is even greater. Current predictions show Invest 91-L […]

Cool Your Home in Summer With Six Trendy Tips

Cool Your Home in Summer With Six Trendy Tips

Keeping cool during the summer heat always presents a big problem. After all, buildings absorb heat all day long and then release that stored energy at night. With all that heat energy, keeping the living space of your home cool can get expensive (even if you keep your air conditioner set above 76 oF – or 24 oC). […]

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The Direct Energy Buzz for June 2015

With summer vacation on our minds, we’re going to get wired on how electricity travels in this June 2015 installment of the Direct Energy Buzz. Transmitting electricity isn’t just about stringing wires to handle the demand load – it’s really about balancing two different kinds of power. We’ll also discuss the balancing act between power regulation and […]

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Moving this Summer in Texas? Let Us Direct Your Move!

Moving is stressful, and sometimes you need a little help. That’s where Direct Energy comes in. With one simple phone call, you will speak with a personal move assistant who will take charge and direct your move. This helpful person will assist you and your family get settled into your new home by connecting you with the services […]