Tag: heat

How to Keep Your Home Cool with Just a Fan

If you’re home is like mine, there are weekly arguments about what the temperature should be in your house. The thermostat is probably programmed as it always has but there are just some days that it feels hotter than others. Fiddling with the air conditioning conjures up visions of dollar bills being blown away, but if you can’t get comfortable at home where can you beat the heat? Turns out instead of our A/C we may not be using a fan to its full potential.

July 29 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Category Tips for Home
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The Most Efficient Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

When it isn’t raining, it is scorching hot outside–ridiculous, we know! This summer, while it may be easy and cost free to keep our bodies cool, keeping our homes comfortable is a whole separate issue. It can be both exhausting and expensive. However, there are some tips and tricks you and your family can implement that might help beat the heat and an expensive bill.

Tips on how to Keep your Home’s Temperature Balanced

Many people want to learn how to help save the environment and save money in return. By tweaking certain things in your home like insulation and sealing, your family will be able to lower the costs of heating and cooling your home as well as help the environment by using less energy.

June 27 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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Category Going Green
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Air Conditioning Tips to Keep Your Home Cool this Summer

American Home Shield offers tips on how to stay cool this summer by taking preventative actions to maintain your air conditioning system.

June 14 / 2013

Read This Before Boiling Water to Heat Up Your Home

Many who are still without power and heat from Hurricane Sandy have been boiling water in pots on the stove to raise the temperature at home to stay warm. This may be an effective solution however there are serious dangers associated with this that are important to learn about.

November 07 / 2012

3 Easy Tips for Your Summer Yard

Many homeowners enjoy the summer because it allows them to get outdoors and plant flowers. I’m not one of them. But my wife certainly is so to keep a happy home I have to put summer effort into making sure our lawn can withstand the heat of summer. As you well know a homeowner’s yard is an extension of their house. Maintaining a well-manicured lawn is not a difficult or tedious task, but it does require some care so I’m always looking for easy tips to get around having to do a ton of yard work…especially in this heat.

July 06 / 2012

4 Homes with a Breeze to Beat the Summer Heat

If you are one of the 50 million Americans currently embroiled in the heat wave, we feel for you. And don’t worry, those of us on the East Coast are supposed to join the fun tomorrow!