May 21

The Best Features to Look For in Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats can help you save money on energy costs. So, if your energy bills are getting higher and higher each month, you might want to own and install this type of device to save thousands of dollars for your heating/cooling system.

What are the features of programmable thermostats you should go for?

According to Thermostat Center, you should:

Nest Learning Thermostat - 2nd Generation T200577

Nest Learning Thermostat – 2nd Generation T200577

1. Look for a model that allows you to set a program that will not waste energy, especially when the rest of the family members are not at home. The most reliable units have a 7-day program that you can adjust by day, by weekdays or weekends.
2. Choose a unit that displays humidity and temperature, not just the inside of your house, but also outside.
3. Find a model that comes with Wi-Fi. Although this is not a must-have feature, you might find it useful as you can let it communicate to an external weather service and link it to your online account. In this way, you can adjust the temperature through your computer or mobile even when you are not at home (more information here).

What kind of design should you choose?

It depends on your preference. However, some experts would prefer to have a touch screen programmable thermostat. It must be large enough so you can read the information easily, even at night.

You may also consider a thermostat that can go with your home décor. But this is not necessary.

Regardless of the model of thermostats you choose, make sure that they are easy for you to use. You should opt for units that are easy to install or with locks that will prevent your kids from changing the program. It is also ideal to go with units that can offer you instant details about the energy you have saved.

March 1

How to Truly Enjoy Your Precious Wines

NewAir 32 Bottle Dual Zone Wine Cooler

There are two things every wine lover would agree to. First, good wine is not cheap and second, wines tend to get bad very fast if not stored and refrigerated properly.

In fact, many people have had the misfortune of throwing away their wine bottles as those got stale and tasteless. But thankfully, modern technology has introduced wine coolers to us.

Wine coolers are small to large refrigerators dedicated to storing wines. They come in various shapes and with various features.

The best in the class models have different temperature controls that let you store different types of wines at the same time. Some of them provide effective exhaust options to keep the wines odourless.

Built-in wine coolers are also available for smaller apartments with a want of space. These get fit within the kitchen counter easily and yet manage to look quite sleek and trendy. So if you have a love for wines, grab a wine cooler today to do justice to your enthusiasm.

For more information you can check Cooling Wine

February 24

The Different Styles for your Kitchen Faucet

Delta 4453-SS-DST Linden

Kitchen faucets are quite frankly the most neglected piece of your home décor. But you have no idea what fascinating influence the faucet might add to the aesthetics of your house if you pay a little more attention while choosing the proper faucet for your home.

There is an endless list of faucet styles. But here in this article you will get to know about the most widely used varieties suitable for most types of home decors and lifestyles.

Pull-Out: These types of faucets have only one handle to adjust the flow and are to be used only by one hand. The spray head is long enough which is suitable for pots that are not attached to the sink.

Pull-Down: Almost similar in usage like the Pull-out faucets, the only difference is that the handle is moved down for water flow and temperature control. The arc of the spray head saves a lot of space and it adds a pleasant touch to the beauty of the kitchen.

Commercial/Fusion Style: Mostly found in hotels and office canteens, the professional look of this type of faucets are quickly gaining popularity in the domestic arena also.

Separate Spray: Although it takes up a tad more space in your sink, this faucet has elegance in its look that draws a lot of attention. In this model, the spray head is separate from the handles. Generally two different handles are placed on both the sides of the spray head for temperature control.

Motion Sensor or Touchless: This is one style that has rapidly gained the majority of the market share in the past few years. Known for its water saving feature, it is now used in huge numbers in domestic and commercial kitchens and washrooms. The faucet can sense your hand when placed directly under the spray and will start pouring.

Two Handles: This is although the most traditional faucet style, it must be admitted it has not lost its charm till today. There are households which still buy this model where two handles are attached to the Spray.

To find the best faucet in the market, visit Faucet Assistant for more information.

February 7

My New Waste Disposal

Waste King L-8000TC Garbage Disposer

I stumbled across this website last week and thought it deserved some linklove. It’s remotely related to our site and offers some truly helpful information on garbage disposals, in fact I used it to select my own new disposal: the Waste King 8000. It’s a beast of a waste disposal and for the money you just can’t find anything better. I couldn’t be happier.

January 20

How To Choose The Best Air Conditioner

Frigidaire FRA106CV1

Are you planning to renovate your office with a new air conditioner? Or may be you just want your home to be the most comfortable place to be in. Whatever it is, buying an AC is never easy. Apart from the performance, you also need to consider the type as different ACs need different fittings and settings.

You should always keep in mind the power consumption factor too as ACs are known to be power hungry appliances. To keep your space effectively cooled and the power bills under check, read in-depth reviews about the most popular air conditioners at Air Reflect.

More information: http://airreflect.com/air-conditioners/.

January 11

Air Beds – A Boon For Your Health

Intex Pillow Rest Raised Air Mattress

A poorly designed bed can induce pains and aches in different parts of your body. If you are having such pains for a long time then probably it is time to take a look at air mattresses. These innovative beds can support your body weight perfectly and they do not put undue pressure on any part of your body.

As these beds use air, they can support the body evenly. At no point of time your back will be arched in an uncomfortable position. Some of the new air mattresses even come with sensor air pumps that automatically inflate the mattress if it starts to lose air during the night. Hence, as explained here, these are the best beds for good health.

If you want more information about air mattresses and their benefits, take a look at NIH and /or Sleep on Air . Once you sleep on one of these, you will never go back to traditional beds, ever.

More information:
http://www.niams.nih.gov/
http://www.sleeponair.net/