Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #170 – Close Doors To Unused Rooms

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 170 , Close Doors in Unused Rooms. This air conditioning tip will help to shorten the amount of time the air conditioner unit is on. Why have the A/C work to cool the temperature in a room that is not being used? Close the door to this room so the cooled air only cools … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #60 – Use Front Door More vs Garage Door

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 60, Use Front Door More vs Garage Door. Contributed by a recent visitor to our site, this is a great idea for those who have an entrance from their garage to the house. Remember, whose with an automatic garage door opener will use electricity to open and close that garage … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #56 – Indoor Clothes Drying Area In Winter

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 56, Indoor Clothes Drying Area in Winter. Just because of snow on the ground in the winter or rain falling down outside in the spring, summer or fall, does not mean you have no choice but to use an energy consuming (electricity or natural gas) clothes dryer to dry your clean, … [Read more...]

On Line Car Insurance Quote From Allstate

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As you know, the past few weeks we have been shopping around for insurance coverage on our car and mini-van. Our auto and house insurance policies are coming up for renewal soon and I want to have some information to compare to the automatic renewal policy we receive from our current insurance company via our current independent insurance broker. Each of the web sites we have visited so far have been pretty easy to use. And, as long as you can get over having to type in your name and … [Read more...]

Is There Any Difference Between On-Line Car Insurance Quotes?

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Our car and house insurance policies are coming up for renewal soon. So, over the past few weeks I have been trying for the first time different on-line car insurance quotes. Why? Well, it has been a very long time since I did nothing more than simply accept the car and house renewal policies and premiums which came in the mail once a year. I currently go through an independent insurance broker so I had some comfort in that they told me they actually took the time to check the policy … [Read more...]

How To Repair Drywall – French Doors

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Over the past couple of weeks we have written about our experiences repairing drywall in two very different situations: How To Repair Drywall Holes From Relocating Towel Rack How To Repair Crack Between Sheets of Drywall Today, we have a third different type of drywall damage in need of repair in which I thought you might be interested in how we did it. Take a look at the picture below. What do you see? Sure you see a pair of French Doors with glass inserts leading to a dining … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #293 – Heating – Door Socks

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 293, Use Door Socks. We have used these in the past at the foot of doors to infrequently used rooms to keep the cool air in such rooms away from the rest of the house. They are not expensive at all and will help reduce your winter heating bill. Reducing my winter heating … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #292 – Heating – Use Sun Room

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 292, Use Sun Room To Heat House. For those with sun rooms, this money saving heating tip is for you. Consider placing a small portable fan on its floor and leave the door open to the rest of the house during sunny days. This will help push the air in the sun room … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #288 – Heating – Search For Air Leaks

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 288, Spend Time Searching For Air Leaks In House. Every household can use this money saving heating tip each winter. Just as in baseball you cannot hit a pitch that you cannot see, or in football you cannot catch the pass without seeing the football, you cannot seal air … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #283 – Heating – Close Window A/C Air Vent In Winter

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 283, Close Fresh Air Vent in Window Air Conditioning Unit. If you use a window air conditioner then this is a money saving winter heating tip for you. If you must leave your window air conditioning unit in the window all winter, at least remember to close the fresh air … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #279 – Heating – Check for Window Frame Air Leaks

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 279, Check Along Window Frames For Air Leaks. The idea here is simple, just like the prior money savings heating tips which have come before. On a cold day, simply run your bare hand along any and every window frame in your home. If you feel cool air entering your home … [Read more...]

How To Buy Home Light Bulbs On Line

Do you fully understand all the different shapes, sizes, attributes of light bulbs? Or do you have an expert in the family who does? If you answered yes to either of the above questions, then go over to the right side of this page and select a different home renovation, maintenance, electronics or energy conservation article within DailyHomeRenoTips.com from the election of our article categories. If you do not, then you just might be interested in a gold mine of easy to understand … [Read more...]

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