How to clean your gutters (and avoid gutter problems)!

There are just a few steps to follow in order to maintain gutters yourself. My first recommendation is to climb a ladder and clean the goop out of the gutters. The decomposed leaves make great mulch or compost. Pay particular attention to the downspouts. If leaves and debris are clogging it, water won’t drain properly, and along with mildew and mud you’ll end up with sagging gutters.

Self Energy Audit – How to save money!

causing your A/C or heater to run more than necessary. A qualified HVAC technician can easily relocate your thermostat. A bonus tip: If you have a mercury thermostat, replace it with a programmable digital version, which is much more accurate.

15) At what temperature do you set your thermostat in the summer? What about the winter?

Conservation tip: Set your thermostat to 78 degrees in the summer and 68 degrees in the winter. For every degree you move in the right direction, you’ll reduce your monthly usage.