Home Efficiency

Energy Efficient Heating and Air Conditioning

The cost of electricity has become a hot topic of conversation recently along with the environmental impact of our contemporary lifestyles. Naturally we all want to do the right thing for the global climate while also keeping our essential home comforts like heating and air conditioning. That’s where energy efficient appliances and practices come in – with these in mind we can all live comfortably...

Home Hacks – Efficiency

Tips & tricks that YOU can do today to make your home energy efficient! Save Power by Unplugging Unused Electronics Every electronic device in your home takes energy to run. Did you know they also take electricity when they’re not being used? An easy way to remedy this is to unplug electronic devices when not in use. Sure, just unplugging the toaster may not make a huge difference, but unplugging...

Grand Opening – D.E. Mortimer Showroom

Having opened its doors in 1964, D. E. Mortimer & Co Ltd. are celebrating 55 years in business AND have recently opened their new retail showroom and offices on Harvey Road in Paget. The retail store is open to the public on Monday to Friday from 10:00am until 4:00pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00am until 2:00pm. In their new Showroom, you can purchase the same professional-grade cleaning materials...

The Magic of Tidying Up

Over the years as we transition from our parents home to our dorm rooms to our own apartments and homes the one thing we learn, and that’s every home needs to be cleaned. But that’s not something easily done. Sometimes it can be overwhelming with all the clutter we accumulate but there is a way. For years, I have been hearing about the craze that the book “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up”...

Beat the heat and save money on your electricity – here’s how

There is plenty to love about summer in Bermuda, but there is one aspect that leaves residents yearning for cooler temperatures: the infamous summer electricity bill. In the summer months, we see a rise in the use of air conditioners, fans and pools as residents try to fend off the heat. Of course, each of these contributes to an increase in energy consumption. How can you use energy efficiently to both...

The CFO of Home Operations

In every family, one of the most important discussions is to appoint someone to take charge of the family finances. Being the CFO of Home Operations can be tricky, can definitely be demanding and can seem at times almost impossible. Some people suggest you should run a family’s financial affairs in the same way you run a business. The family CFO needs to create a plan and set goals, track monthly...

Helping your Home Stay on Point

Tips & tricks that you can implement today to make your home more efficient! 1. Install low-flow showerheads – these have a flow rate of less than half the amount of conventional showerheads, vastly improving your home’s water efficiency.  Them same can be done with your toilets replacing them with low-flow or dual-flush models. 2. Set up a shared online calendar between you and your partner...

I Can See Clearly Now…

Context often forces us humans to develop an appreciation for something. If you are reading this on your home computer or mobile device, you are looking through a glass screen near a window so congratulations! Mankind has only used windows for approximately 1% of our known existence, and transparent glass has only been around for 0.02% of the homo sapien’s estimated 200,000 years on this planet. It...

Organised Oasis

We have a number of spaces that become bland catch-alls for our stuff. From closets to garages to laundry rooms to play rooms these spaces are hazard zones for clutter and disorganization. Your home needs to work for you. Making spaces that are efficient and well organized not only make your home more livable but also make your life easier. Approach each room or space with a plan Sit in your space...

Get Smart

Home Automation + Home Security at your fingertips with BSG Connect Advances in technology have helped make people’s lives easier and more efficient. In the same vein, modern security has evolved to go beyond safety, protection and intruder defense to automate the home, increase efficiency and meet the demands of an on-the-go lifestyle. Bermuda Security Group (BSG), has expanded its offerings to bring...

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