Easing the Pain of Moving

Moving is a Pain

Moving is one of life’s most stressful and least fun events, especially the actual process of getting all your stuff from point A to point B. Plus, admit it, you have a lot on your mind when you are getting ready to move. You’ve made the big decision now you have to figure out all those important details such as how long will it take you to drive to your new job, where to get the dog groomed and your hair cut, is there a taco shop nearby and, oh yeah, where will the kids will go to school. Picking a mover is way down the list.

Mover Basics

While the right moving company can make for a smooth move, choosing the wrong mover can make your relocation a nightmare.

While a national moving company is best for an interstate move, stick with a Local Moving

The Truth: Energy Savings from Energy Star

Replacing the glass and frames that make up the portholes to homes is often touted as offering significant cost savings on energy bills. However, while it is true that replacements will save money, whether they will have a large enough impact to pay for themselves, even over many years, seems a dubious proposition, perhaps put forth by those with the most to gain.

Modern Units Reduce Fossil Fuel Waste

To be sure, reducing the amount of fossil fuel burned or electricity consumed is an admiral, environmentally conscious goal that reduces one’s carbon footprint. The U.S federal government offers tax credits for homeowners who install Energy Star rated windows. Programs are also offered by utilities and at the local and state level of government to provide rebates to homeowners who install efficient windows.

Ask about the cost savings of local window replacement: Houston, TX; Albuquerque, NM; and most other municipalities …