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Saving money on cooling costs

Although fall is finally upon us, we still haven’t left the sweltering summer Texas heat behind. Unless you’re taking proper action, it’s likely that your electric bill is also feeling the heat. Below are a few tips to keep cool while lowering your electric bill. Program your thermostat Make sure to program your thermostat so […]

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Housing considerations for pet owners

For some owners a house just isn’t a home without a cat or dog. Regardless of the pet you have, it’s helpful to decorate and design with your pet in mind, as you’ll want to make sure you can provide a safe and suitable environment for your animal companion. Animal accommodations When looking into a […]

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Help your yard beat the heat with xeriscaping

Texas is currently in the midst of a statewide drought, leaving much of our landscape brown and dry. But don’t worry! It’s possible to have a healthy and attractive yard that doesn’t require large amounts of water. Among other methods, xeriscaping is a great way to save water at your Austin home. Below we have […]

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Natural Disaster Preparation

Austin is occasionally hit with severe thunderstorms that can create ideal conditions for tornadoes and flooding. While you can’t stop Mother Nature, it’s important to develop a plan to keep you and your family safe in the event that a natural disaster hits your neighborhood. Regardless of the disaster you’re preparing for, you’ll want to […]

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Water conservation: Your summer savings plan

Americans consume more water during the summer than any other season, particularly in Central Texas where temperatures can climb to the triple digits. However, it’s important to conserve water whenever and wherever possible. Doing so can help you save money, as well as help the environment. Below, we have listed eight of our favorite water-saving […]

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