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  • Hot Weather Energy-Saving Tips

    One of us just received his monthly utility bill for gas and electricity. The bill was accompanied by a letter from the utility company with a challenge to save energy during the peak cooling season when energy...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • Hiring a Handyman? What Questions to Ask

    In this hour, The Carey Brothers interview Midland Radio-meterologist Bruce Thomas, and talk about what questions to ask when hiring a handyman, plus how to create a cleanser guide for your home.

    • Posted February 27, 2016
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  • Getting the Furnace Ready
    Winterization: Preparing For Cold Weather

    Fall is one of the best and most important seasons of the year to perform an array of preventive home maintenance. Being prepared for cold, rainy weather can save big buck on major repairs that can easily...

    • Posted December 13, 2015
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  • Weatherizing Your Home
    Fall and Winter Home Preparation

    Every fall most Americans turn their clocks back one hour, marking the end of Daylight Savings Time (DST). When it comes time to “spring forward” or “fall back” and change the hands on the clock, Americans are...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • Fall Leaves and Sump Pumps

    In this hour, The Carey Bros. discuss what to do with all those leaves and readying sump pumps for foul weather.  

    • Posted September 19, 2015
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  • Small Spaces, National Gypsum and Hurricanes

    In this hour, The Carey Bros. interview guests from National Gypsum and Small Spaces and discuss Hurricanes and Wild Weather.  

    • Posted September 12, 2015
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    Keeping Your Cool with Rising Utility Costs

    Tips to Keep In Mind With Hot Climate and Associated Rising Utility Costs According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), eleven percent of the average American utility bill goes toward home cooling. That number can be...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Hammer and nail
    4 Ways to be Safe When Doing Home Projects this Summer

    Take these precautions when working in a hot climate so you can be safe this summer. The summer solstice marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. It’s also a time when temperatures begin...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Temporary Weather-Stripping Tips

    If drafty windows and doors and the thought of Old Man Winter just around the corner have you reaching for your caulking gun, hold on. Before you go sealing up those cracks the old-fashioned way, remember last...

    • Posted April 22, 2014
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  • Storm Doors That Won’t Stop Slamming

    Got a storm door that slams shut instead of closing smooth and quiet? This probably started happening when cold weather set in, right? This may be the reason why: when you took out the summer screens and put in...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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