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Fall Home Maintenance Series – Part 2: Fireplaces and Chimneys

Fall Home Maintenance Series - Part 2: Fireplaces and Chimneys

That chilly little nip in the air and the early morning frost warns us winter is coming. It also means it’s time to get your home ready for that cold weather. Preparing your home in the fall may sound like a lot to do, but in reality, it only takes a little time to get things ready. With our Fall  Home Maintenance Series, we’ll show you why it’s a good idea to spend a few hours over the next few weekends inspecting and preparing your home for the arrival of winter. With these practical tips, you can protect your home’s value, keep your family comfortable, and reduce your energy usage (and hopefully, energy bills!) all winter long. READ MORE

Keep Your Home Warm in Winter with Proper Fireplace Maintenance

Keep Your Home Warm in Winter with Proper Fireplace Maintenance

Colder weather is part of the appeal of autumn and winter. In fall, the leaves turn the landscape golden, while snow may blanket your neighborhood in white when temperatures really drop. One of the distinct joys of this time of year is warming up inside after you spend time in the elements, and nothing can replace the experience of cozying up to an open fire. READ MORE

The Direct Energy Fall Home Maintenance Series – Part 1: Your HVAC System

The Direct Energy Fall Home Maintenance Series - Part 1: Your HVAC System

That chilly little nip in the air and the early morning frost warns us winter is coming. It also means it’s time to get your home ready for that cold weather. Preparing your home in the fall may sound like a lot to do, but in reality, it only takes a little time to get things ready. With our Fall  Home Maintenance Series, we’ll show you why it’s a good idea to spend a few hours over the next few weekends inspecting and preparing your home for the arrival of winter. With these practical tips, you can protect your home’s value, keep your family comfortable, and reduce your energy usage (and hopefully, energy bills!) all winter long. READ MORE

Bon Appetit! A Heart-Healthy 3-Course Meal for Valentine’s Day

Featuring both Heart Awareness Month and Valentine’s Day, February is a month full of heart: both metaphorical and literal. We feel it’s fitting to combine the two with a heart-healthy celebration to celebrate both events. With this 3-course meal, you and your Valentine can indulge in tasty fare and romance throughout the night. READ MORE