Tag: Winter

Preparing Your Home for Winter

There’s nothing like needing to rinse your hair and discovering that not only are you out of hot water, but you’ve lost water pressure all together. Now, imagine that happening in the middle of winter. A busted water pipe in the freezing weather is one of those things that can turn the refuge you call [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz: January 27 edition

Direct Energy Buzz: January 27 edition

We hope everyone is hanging in there for the weekend… it’s right around the corner! Have you been keeping up with our Facebook, Twitter and Blog this week? If not, we’ve got your quick recap right here. Did you ring in the Chinese lunar New Year with us on Monday? We’re curious what the year [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – January 20th edition

Direct Energy Buzz – January 20th edition

Well we’re mid-way through winter. How’s everyone fairing? Our weather has been fairly bipolar- hot one day and freezing the next, but that’s what we’re used to in Houston. Since this was (hopefully) a short week for everyone, let’s just jump right on in. The weekend is around the corner! We kicked off our week [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz – January 13 edition

Direct Energy Buzz – January 13 edition

Hey guys! Hope everyone has had a good week and is ready for the upcoming three-day weekend. Is anyone doing something fun for Martin Luther King Day? Well, let’s hop into this week’s recap. On Monday, we brought you the official light bulb guide. Who ever knows what to choose when in the hardware store? [&hellip

Winterizing your home for Holiday Travels

Winterizing your home for Holiday Travels

Do you plan to do any traveling over the winter holiday? A ski vacation? Maybe you’re visiting family or friends out of town? Well, if you haven’t already, now is the time to winterize your home, especially if you plan to leave your home unattended over the winter holidays. Here are 10 tips to help [&hellip

Watch out for winter’s silent killer!

Watch out for winter’s silent killer!

Winter’s silent killer, carbon monoxide, is a deadly, odorless and colorless gas. It can seep into a home without its residents even knowing. It does so through the incorrect use of gas stoves, furnaces, fireplaces, generators or cars left running in an attached garage. Although detecting carbon monoxide without a CO alarm is impossible, there [&hellip