Importance of Gas Boilers in the Home

download Gas boilers are devices that are used to heat the home and provide hot water. They form part of the heating system and use combustion to heat the home through a series of pipes in the walls, floors and ceiling. Normally, boilers use different heating mechanisms, but gas boilers use natural gas connections. The boiler is the central part of the heating system. Therefore, it is important to ensure that the boiler is in good condition always. Importance In order to be comfortable at home, one Read more [...]

Absolute Zero – What’s the Most Efficient Temperature at Home

download (1) Many homeowners are asking the question, “What’s the best temperature for my home to save on energy costs?” A lot depends on the size of the home, how well insulated it is and how efficient your heating and cooling systems are. There is a way to determine the perfect comfort settings for your home that saves money too. Setting your thermostat back by 10-15 degrees when you are asleep or away from home can save you up to 15 percent per year on your energy bills providing that the temperature Read more [...]

5 Tips for Converting Your Home Into a Smart Home

Home-Into-a-Smart-Home A smart home doesn't necessarily mean that you have to fill your home with expensive gadgets. A smart home utilizes technology in a smart and efficient way to save money and to make your life easier. Not only that, but by adding a few technological creature comforts, you can make your home safer and more comfortable. These days, if you get a knock on you door, you can easily check to see who's there from hundreds of miles away - all thanks to the brilliance of smartphone and tablet applications. Read more [...]

5 Ways to Protect your Home

download (6) The Seattle Police Department's crime statistics show a general decrease in crime over the past decade. However, homeowners still have to contend with a significantly high number of break-ins, larceny and violent crimes. Below are some top tips to enable you to protect your home. How to protect your home 1.    Lock/reinforce your windows and doors Most burglars are opportunistic criminals targeting homes that they are sure of getting in and out without much resistance. Statistics show Read more [...]