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During the summer months, you can spend hundreds of dollars on cooling costs. It may sometimes feel like you have to choose between being comfortable in your own home or saving money. This isn’t necessarily the case, however. Use these tips to save money on cooling cost without sacrificing comfortably.

1. Adjust the Temperature

One of the biggest mistakes people make with their air conditioning is allowing it to run automatically all the time. You should adjust the temperature at night and when you leave the house. That way you can keep your home comfortable when you’re home during the day, but you don’t have to pay to cool an empty or sleeping house.

2. Service Your AC Unit

At least once a year you should get your HVAC unit serviced. Call

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It’s that time of year when fireworks become a huge part of the scenery all around Utah. With Independence Day on Saturday and Pioneer Day on July 24th, fireworks can be heard around the desert almost all year long. If you are one of these firework enthusiasts, it’s important to keep these safety tips in mind.

Stay a Safe Distance From Any Buildings

It is important as you light off fireworks to keep your explosives a good distance from your home. In St. George, people usually light off fireworks in the street, but stay away from buildings, cars and other people.

Maintain Adult Supervision

An adult should be present whenever fireworks are being lit. Children and teens often lack the forethought, experience and knowledge necessary to remain

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Summer home decor is all about shaking off the winter blues and letting in that sunshine. While you don’t need to undergo a whole decorative overhaul each season, a few tweaks and accent pieces can help brighten up your space. Here are some tips to help you brighten up your home this summer.

Bright and Bold

The key to a good summer decor is to focus on bright colors and bold patterns. Swap out your winter pillows and throws with lighter and brighter textiles. Pick out a color scheme, like teal and yellow for example, and stick with it throughout the house. That way, as you shop, you can make sure all your accent pieces match.

Bring the Outside In

Summer is all about spending time outdoors. However, in St. George, the air conditioned indoors is

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Southern Utah can be especially hot this time of year. While most St. George homes have air conditioning, use these tips to keep cool this summer all around the city!

Plan Ahead

Plan your activities during cooler parts of the day. Work out early in the morning or late into the evening when the sun is down and the air is cooler. Ask your kids’ baseball coach to schedule late evening practices. Plan your indoor activities and errands during the hot afternoons when you can plan on being in air conditioning.

Go to the Theater

There are few cooler places than a movie theater. Check out the latest summer blockbusters and take your family to an air conditioned afternoon in a dark theater. Alternatively, you can take your family to a play, either

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Summer is almost here which means St. George homes are heating up! As a homeowner, there are some things you can do to prepare your home for summer, help keep it cool, and save on your energy bill. Here are some ideas to get you started!

1. Insulation

Make sure all your windows and doors are properly insulated. Inspect caulking and check for air leaks. There is no point in running the air conditioner if all the cool air is leaking out and all the hot air is coming in. Make sure your home is airtight and properly insulated so you won’t have to spend as much to keep the temperature regulated.

2. Let in the Fresh Air

When it’s cooler outside, usually at night, it’s nice to turn off the air conditioning and open a window. To do this, you need

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