Posted March 18, 2019 by Vernon Trollinger
If your home has a water softener, chances are good that it’s performing reliably and dependably. After all, water softeners don’t see a whole lot of rough and tumble action. But as they age, they can develop a number of problems with clogged filter screens, leaky valves, or worn out resin. All these are pretty easy to replace.
Posted October 16, 2018 by Josh Crank
Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind. You can do many of these jobs yourself with no experience or special tools. In the process, you’ll save money, learn about how your home works and gain a sense of accomplishment. A DIY task done well!
Posted May 22, 2017 by Ami Patel
Did you know a leak in the average American household can waste over 10,000 gallons of water each year? This water can be conserved by making simple adjustments in your home.
Posted December 16, 2016 by Josh Crank
A garbage disposal is a handy appliance, but far too many people use it as a catch-all depository for every bit of waste that enters the sink. In fact, there are lots of everyday scraps you should never send down the drain.
Posted September 30, 2016 by Kamellia Zeynali
Welcome to Direct Energy’s Monthly Book Series! In this series, we’ll introduce you to some of the best books on topics that are important to our customers and our environment. From green living to budgeting to home improvement, our Monthly Book Series will feature a range of books from intro-level to in-depth studies to ensure there is something for everyone! While our recommendations aren’t specific endorsement of these books or authors, they do reflect what we feel are educational and analytical books on the given topic.
Posted September 15, 2016 by Josh Crank
Your home is full of appliances that aren’t designed to last a lifetime. In most cases, you can either plan to replace them on your own schedule, or you can wait until they’re beyond repair. But when it comes to the plumbing in your house, the price of procrastination can be steep. We want to help devise a strategy to replace your aging plumbing products so your budget isn’t hurt by the sudden expense – and so your lifestyle isn’t inconvenienced.