All posts tagged "weather"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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