Money Saving Tips

Maintaining Your Heater in the Winter

Winter often sneaks up on us – and our homes! It’s important to prepare and maintain certain aspects of your house before and during the winter, perhaps most importantly, your heater! Regular maintenance will prevent you from finding your heater broken one cold day. Clean or replace the filter. A dirty or old [...]

2020-11-26T01:21:13+00:00November 12th, 2020|Heating, Money Saving Tips|

Automatic versus the On Setting: Which Thermostat Setting Uses More Energy Dollars$$$?

  Most of us have lived in a home or two that had thermostats.   Most of us have no clear idea what the difference between the Auto setting and the ON setting, and why have the choice? All we know is Auto is the place to be. Why? “On” will cost you [...]

2020-11-26T01:18:18+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Money Saving Tips|

Why a Homes Temperatures May be Inconsistent

If you’re living in Texas during the summer,  functioning air conditioner and HVAC system is an absolute necessity. Not only could you be sweating in your own home all summer, but you could be paying for it, too! Temperature inconsistencies can increase energy costs by as much as 40%. If this has been an [...]

2020-09-25T18:29:03+00:00September 24th, 2020|AC Facts, Money Saving Tips|

Installing My Own Thermostat – Good Idea?

Lots of online DIY blogs will give you tips for installing a new thermostat in your home by yourself. Aspects of installing a new thermostat, like attaching the new base to the drywall, are simple for most homeowners with a bit of experience with a drill and drywall anchors. Other parts of [...]

2020-09-18T16:51:13+00:00September 12th, 2020|AC Facts, DIY Ideas, Money Saving Tips|

Do I Need a New Thermostat?

When it comes to a malfunctioning thermostat, there are basically only three different scenarios at play: The thermostat’s not working at all. It’s working intermittently (sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t). The thermostat isn’t functioning properly (it’s either over or under-cooling your home). What can cause these scenarios to occur? What can you [...]

2020-08-27T15:27:01+00:00August 24th, 2020|Heating, Money Saving Tips|

The Five Top Reasons to Get Regular Air Duct

    Cleaning the air ducts in your home here in Waco Texas on a regular basis can help to your indoor environment by ensuring that the HVAC system works at optimum level. The air circulation, indoor air quality, system performance and energy costs can be affected by air duct cleaning. It will [...]

2020-08-27T15:26:25+00:00August 13th, 2020|Money Saving Tips|

Tips to Keep Your AC in Good Shape During 2020

Setting goals for the new year? We have one to add to your list: Keep your AC in good shape. It’s a worthy goal because when your air conditioner is working well, you have lower energy bills and higher comfort levels. In this article, we’ll cover the following tips you should keep [...]

2020-08-05T22:01:27+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Money Saving Tips|

Here Are the Most Common Reasons Why Your AC Operating Costs Are High

  Home Owners get excited for the warm summer months, but keeping cool during those months can be expensive. If you notice an increase in your energy bills, here are few possible causes: (1) Deficient insulation –Proper insulation keeps warm air from escaping during cold seasons and prevents cool air from escaping [...]

2020-08-05T22:02:17+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Money Saving Tips|

How You Can Reduce A/C Use and Still Be Comfortable

If you would like to reduce your use of A/C in your Waco, Texas area home, there are many helpful strategies to conserve electrical use and still feel comfortable during Texas’s hot seasons. It can take some work but are well worth any dollars you might spend to accomplish keeping your home [...]

2020-07-01T23:47:48+00:00June 30th, 2020|Money Saving Tips|