Here are 4 time tested means to reducing your energy consumption this winter: Continue reading 4 Tips for Reducing Energy Bills in Winter
Unlike the summer of 2011 that was one of the hottest on record, this summer seems to be quite mild. However, for those of us who have lived in North Carolina for any period of time, we are all too familiar how August can be unbearably hot. The soaring temp’s remind me of the summers of my youth in West Texas where temperatures frequently were in the triple digits and the tar on the roads would begin to bubble. However, you don’t have to break the bank keeping cool. These are some of my most practical and practically free methods that I employed in my 38 year old home that helped to cut my energy bill by 1/3 letting me keep more of my hard earned cash instead of giving it to Duke-Progress Energy.
Triangle’s 5-day heat wave breaks record
The heat at RDU broke a record for consecutive days to reach the century mark, said National Weather Service meteorologist Kathleen Carroll.
Updated Jul. 24, 2011 4:36 PM | Full Story at the News & Observer
Click Here to see my actual July 2011 compared to my July 2010 Progress Energy Bill Continue reading How I Cut My July Duke-Progress Energy Bill 34%
Buying & selling a home under the best of circumstances can be stressful for both buyer and seller.
If you are the seller there are countless hours spent cleaning, primping, and pruning the property for the eagerly awaited day that a contract is received, negotiated and finally accepted. Continue reading Three Reasons a Seller Should Get a Home Inspection
Tip#10 Spend More Time Outside
This one sounds kind of obvious but really it works! Look we live in the South and whether you want to admit it or not people lives right here in Raleigh WITHOUT air conditioning for more than 300 years. Continue reading Tip #10 How to Cut Your Power Bill
Tip#9 – Keep The Curtains Drawn Another DUH moment but think about it; windows and … More Tip #9 How to Cut Your Power Bill
Tip#1 Change Your Filters & Turn up the Thermostat.
I used to buy the expensive filters that would last three months but I soon learned that all I was doing was constricting airflow to my A/C unit and making it work harder. Continue reading Tip #1 How to Cut Your Power Bill
Tip#2 Run the Clothes Dryer at Night Because we are from Michigan we have … More Tip #2 How to Cut Your Power Bill
Tip#3 – Cook Outside This one seems pretty obvious, but there is very little cooking inside my house in … More Tip #3 How to Cut Your Power Bill
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Tip#5 – Replace your old incandescent light … More Tip #5 How to Cut Your Power Bill