Energy Saving Tips While Away

Do you have a simple checklist of how to ensure your home is energy efficient even while you are away? Add these items to your pre-vacation "To Do" list and you'll be surprised at the savings on your next energy bill. Turn it up For every degree your thermostat is set above 78F, many say you can save up to 10% on your air-conditioning costs. Or, power down the A/C altogether: although shutting off your A/C may make your fridge work a little harder and increase your home's internal humidity, it'll help you save up to $15 for every two weeks you're gone. Turn it down Close curtains and blinds to block the brightest sunlight and reduce subsequent heat. If you have a pool, program the filter to

Tips for Summer Entertaining

Horary for summertime when the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and activities move to the great outdoors. Summer is great season to celebrate and embrace your outdoor space. Here are a few simple tips for entertaining this summer. Keep is cool. Provide plenty of shade for your guests by decorating with umbrellas and placing floor fans around your seating areas to create a nice breeze. Keep it light. Summer is a great time to serve light foods like watermelons, corn, salad, tomatoes or really anything growing in your garden. Finger food is always a great option for parties as well. Keep it fresh. Pick flowers from your garden and make a beautiful table arrangement. Add a summer punch

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