Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only scary things this time of year. As the cooler weather commences our energy usage rises — leading to a frightening increase in our utility bills. You can thank “energy vampires” for that. Yes, you heard us correctly. Energy vampires are appliances that use electrical power when you aren’t using
One person’s warm, the other person’s cold. When it comes to the temperature in your home, it seems there’s just no satisfying anyone. That’s because your central air system distributes air evenly throughout your house. A zoned system solves that dilemma. Finally, occupants in different zones or rooms can control precisely how warm or cool they
How To Tell When A Furnace Is On The Fritz Most homeowners tend to lose track of when their major appliances were installed — especially their furnace. This can make it difficult to know when your unit may need a replacement or repair. If you’re not sure, here are five warning signs that you may
Many homeowners on Long Island are choosing to make the switch to mini-split heat pumps. Though they’re growing in popularity across the island, there is still some confusion on their function and benefits. If your home is consistently battling over the thermostat, a mini-split heat pump may be the choice for you. Here’s what you
It’s almost time for back-to-school, which means your bathrooms are going to become busy stomping grounds for your family. With your schedules getting busier, the competition for the bathroom in the morning can be fierce, and so can the wear and tear on your bathroom. You may experience shower backups, mold growth, and clogged drains.
Are you looking for ways to be more eco-conscious in 2020? Saving on energy is the best way to ensure a lower carbon footprint and a brighter future for generations to come. 1. Switch to Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Compact fluorescent light bulbs emit the same levels of light but use much less energy than