Tag: Brighter Home

Must-Have Gardening Tools Checklist

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE Must-Have Gardening Tools Checklist The post Must-Have Gardening Tools C...

Top Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part Two

In spite of what Punxsutawney Phil says, spring really IS on its way. And at the risk of being even more controversial, it is TRUE that the days really are … READ MORE Top Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part Two The post Top Weekend Energy E...

How to Flush a Water Heater

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do many of … READ MORE How to Flush a Water Heater The post How to Flus...

How to Build an Energy-Efficient Treehouse

Treehouses aren’t just for kids anymore. Surreal, lavish treehouses are commanding nightly rates that compete with luxury hotels, and a TV show about treehouse design is currently in its 10th … READ MORE How to Build an Energy-Efficient Treehouse...

How to Fix a Drafty Home

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do … READ MORE How to Fix a Drafty Home The post How to Fix a Drafty Ho...

Weather Forecast for Spring 2018

Will Spring Ever Arrive? The winter weather of 2017-2018 has followed something of the classic La Niña effects on North America. Warm ridges over the North Pacific and in the … READ MORE Weather Forecast for Spring 2018 The post Weather Forecast ...

Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part One

In spite of what Punxsutawney Phil says, spring really IS on its way. And at the risk of being even more controversial, it is TRUE that the days really are … READ MORE Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part One The post Weekend Energy Efficienc...

Winter Heating & Electrical Safety Checklist

While holiday lights might be now be safely packed away, wintertime cold remains. With many homeowners relying on space heaters and other kinds of electric heating devices to make their … READ MORE Winter Heating & Electrical Safety Checklis...