Are you taking a vacation this summer? Your home should too! By preparing your house for your absence, you can cut down on energy costs and have more money to spend on souvenirs during your trip.
Cell phone holsters are nothing new — in fact they’ve been around almost as long as cell phones themselves. As phones have decreased in size over time, many folks just carry them in their pocket or their purse. But would a new product that allowed you to charge your phone while it was in your holster make you more interested in buying one?
Summer’s filled with excitement, as everyone’s looking forward to warm temperatures and summer vacations. But the season can also bring tumultuous weather in Texas, since strong storms are common during the transition from the cooler spring temperatures to the hot summer scorchers.
According to the Texas state comptroller’s website, Texas is one of the fastest–growing states in the nation. Since 2000, the state’s population has increased nearly twice that of the nation (12.7 percent). And, if you are among the many who are relocating to new homes in the Lone Star State, you have many options in terms of providers and plans.
When you think about the major energy users in your home, the refrigerator, washer, dryer and dishwasher come to mind. But while those items use a lot of energy, that energy is usually being put to good use. The true energy thieves are those appliances that are draining electricity from the outlets even when they aren’t necessarily in use.