Autumn Energy-Saving Home Updates

The heat of summer is over and the colorful leaves of autumn are here, which means now is the best time to begin thinking about making your home more energy efficient for those chilly winter months. Below are a few simple updates and maintenance tips to ensure your home saves as much energy as possible this winter season!

1. Replace your filters

Electrical Fire Safety: Prepare & Prevent
Firefighters Hosing Fire

Home fires started by malfunctioning electric appliances and faulty wiring kill nearly 500 Americans each year and cause $1.3 billion in property damage. But many electrical fires can be prevented simply by following basic safety practices and being aware. Electrical wiring consists of metal wires that conduct, or move electricity from place to place, and materials like rubber, that insulate the conductors and keep electricity from escaping its intended path.