Archive for October 30th, 2018

Quick Guide to a Low AC Bill

Concerned About Cooling Costs? 3 Tips to Slash Your Energy Bill

As you probably know, there are dozens of things in the home that generate heat. People, lights, and washers/dryers all play a part in inching up a house’s heating and cooling usage—which is responsible for nearly half of all energy consumption in the average American home. If your energy bill has you fretting, the answer may lie in the air conditioner unit.

Traditional Ductwork: An Energy Vampire

Before you dive into AC repair or upgrades, consider the state of your ductwork. If you have five $20 bills in your pocket, odds are you don’t want to take two of those Jacksons and rip them in half—but if your residential cooling system uses traditional ductwork, that’s exactly what you’re doing. Your AC company will tell you that traditional ductwork can waste as much as 40% of the energy it inputs, which means it wastes just as much of your money.

Ask your local AC company if ductless systems are the righ

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Tips for Finding the Right Construction Company for You

Due in a large part to the commercial sector, the construction industry is growing and is likely to continue to do so. This means that there are more choices when it comes to finding the right building contractors for your company’s next project.

However, because there are so many construction companies to choose from these days, it can be more difficult to narrow it down to simply one option. This abundance of options can make the task of sifting through construction companies overwhelming and tiresome. Thankfully, these tips are here to make the process a little less painful for you.

Interviewing Construction Companies

Taking the time to interview the construction companies that you are interested in gives you the chance to really get a feel for the company and will help in determining if they will be a good fit for your project.

Going over their past work will also give you insight into whether or not they have the necessary knowledge for your needs. If, for

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Taking A Look At The Importance Of Window Coverings In The US

As any Hunter Douglas distributor will likely be able to tell you, window coverings are a hugely important part of the vast majority of homes all throughout the United States – though you might not initially think so. After all, window coverings can help to reduce your energy costs and protect your furniture. A Hunter Douglas distributor will also be able to tell you how the right window coverings can even protect you – in particular, you skin.

But as any a Hunter Douglas distributor will know, it’s the quality of your windows themselves that really matter. Windows are a critical part of any home, letting in light and air alike. Without windows, it is more likely than not that your home would feel quite cramped and more than a little claustrophobic. There’s no doubt about it that we need windows of all different shapes and sizes to provide ourselves with an environment that we want to live in.

But windows, like anything else, vary in quality and in condition. For one thing, s

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