Heating and Cooling

Energy Efficient Homes And Why You Need One

Energy Efficient Homes And Why You Need One

Our energy efficient homes will not only save money but they’ll save the planet too. Yes, it’s becoming a common mantra. It’s hard not to care about the planet and now it’s more imperative to save money. So having energy efficient homes has benefits for your budget; the planet saving is a welcome side effect. So if you’re not already doing your part simply to save on your money pit – you should. Here are all the reasons why. Energy Efficient Homes Are The New Black It’s good for the environment If your home is sustainable it won’t use as…

17 Ways To Balance Home Temperatures

17 Ways To Balance Home Temperatures

Balance home temperatures on those unpredictable days when the weather goes a little crazy. Life is unpredictable, and so is the weather. Chances are you WILL need to balance home temperatures throughout the year without resorting always to flicking a switch. If you’d like to take back control of the temperature within your home, here are 17 ways to show you how. Balance Home Temperatures When It’s HOT! Put a bowl of ice in front of a fan and place it in the direction you need it. This works great when you’re hot in bed and need a cool breeze…

Beat Winter Blues With These Home Improvements

Beat Winter Blues With These Home Improvements

Beat winter blues with four surprisingly easy home improvement ideas that will keep you snug as a bug in a rug. Everyone tries their hardest to prepare their home for upcoming seasons. To beat winter blues, most people will have heating units and radiators cleaned and refreshed to prevent them from getting blocked. Others will have their insulation inspected and perhaps replaced. Are you one of the fortunate ones considering replacing your central heating with a completely new system? Then when the glow of summer arrives you may find yourself installing window film to keep the solar rays out. Others…

Different Hot Water Systems and Their Benefits

Different Hot Water Systems and Their Benefits

Hot water systems use an energy source to heat the water somewhere above the initial temperature. It’s a thermodynamic process with every household needing some type of system to heat water. But which one? Domestic uses of water heating include for cooking, cleaning, bathing etc. Ever since hot water systems made their appearance on the market, they have been popular for their quick heating capacity and dependability. This makes them more appealing as they provide a continuous supply of hot water. They are also known as hot water heaters, boilers, geysers etc. But before you decide to invest in one,…

Simple Winter Warming Ways for Everyone

Simple Winter Warming Ways for Everyone

Winter warming ways will help you save money on electricity bills and enjoy the colder weather without freezing… or wearing fifty layers of clothing. It’s that time of the year again for many Australians. The sun has left us, the cold has come out to play, and we’re freezing ourselves just sitting in our homes. You’ll need winter warming ways to feel cozier. Staying warm is probably the first thing on our minds during these few chilly months. We need to try and keep our bodies nice and toasty to make it through such a rough period. So to help…

Curtain Insulation Tricks For A Warmer Home

Curtain Insulation Tricks For A Warmer Home

Is your curtain insulation keeping your home warm now that the cold weather has hit? Try these tricks to save energy and keep your family cozy. There are four simple ways to ensure your curtain insulation is of a high standard. If you live in a cold climate and don’t have double glazing, then think of your curtains as your new best friend. They will not only keep the heat in, and the cold out, but chosen well they will be the finishing touch to your interior decorating. Which Curtain Insulation Fabric Should I Use? Not all fabrics are created…

Unique Fireplace Concepts : Thinking Past Traditional Designs

Unique Fireplace Concepts : Thinking Past Traditional Designs

Fireplaces are one of the most ancient concepts of heating homes. However, with the modern obsession of home improvements, fireplaces have moved beyond mere heating. They now also perform the task of beautifying your interior decor. Originally, log fireplaces were required in many rooms of the house. Then central heating was invented and fireplaces became less desirable. A revival in modern times has seen fireplaces installed in more than just the living room. Now you can find different types of fireplaces including gas log, electric, traditional wood burning and even some portable fireplaces for your home. People also use other…

Here’s Why You Need an HVAC Technician on your Team

Here’s Why You Need an HVAC Technician on your Team

HVAC systems are complicated. In addition to performing complex tasks like tracking temperatures to know when to heat or cool your home, they include hundreds of unique components and custom fittings specific to your installation. Keeping these systems running is no task for the uninitiated. Here are some of the many services that an HVAC technician can perform on your behalf. Conduct Routine and Emergency HVAC Maintenance Modern HVAC systems require exhaustive upkeep to stay functional. Each system is unique, and depending on factors like an appliance’s age and manufacturer recommendations, your HVAC technician may have to: · Replace air…

Budget Busting Winter Warming Ideas

Budget Busting Winter Warming Ideas

Budget busting winter warming tips will help keep your precious family warm during cold and frosty winters. And they’ll help the bottom-line when it comes to household expense. Even if you’re not counting the pennies, heating costs can become a headache for savvy spenders. But don’t panic, help is at hand with these top budget-friendly tips.