As the owner of a rental property, you have a lot of factors to consider as you make your rental as interesting to potential renters as possible. One of the things that can make your property stand out among others is making it more energy efficient. It’s true that some energy upgrades will be expensive, others are surprisingly affordable. Consider your water heater For many tenants, a big expense is the cost of heating the water in their water heaters. A simple thing to do is to look at the … [Read more...] about Do You Want to Get Maximum Money for Your Rental Property? Make Sure It’s Energy Efficient
No one wants to pay more for their utilities than they have to, yet millions of Americans have higher than average bills because they don’t know the simple tricks that can help reduce costs. At Half Price Drapes, we know that every penny can matter to a family. That’s why we’ve come up with these three ways you may be able to reduce your energy costs. 1. Take a look at your lightbulbs It was only a few years ago when LED bulbs were too expensive to replace every light, and they weren’t made … [Read more...] about 3 Ways You May Be Able to Significantly Reduce Your Energy Costs
People add window coverings for a wide range of reasons, from a desire to make their home feel cozier to a desire to improve their home’s energy efficiency. At Half Price Drapes, we’re dedicated to offering our customers as many options is possible, which is why you can choose from a variety of linings to ensure you get the coverage you want. That said, when you’re dealing with companies that don’t value quality over quantity, it can be hard to know which treatments are really energy efficient … [Read more...] about A New System Could Rate the Energy Efficiency of Window Treatments
You may have heard the latest buzz: honeycomb shades are popular. If you’ve never had these in your home before, you may wonder what the hype is all about. Let Half Price Drapes take you through the many advantages of these incredible shades. Honeycomb shades are very energy efficient Because each one of the honeycomb shades has numerous layers of honeycomb cells, they can trap air and create a natural insulation. This is the perfect solution for older homes that let heat out and in, or for … [Read more...] about What’s so Great About Honeycomb Shades?
Honeycomb/Cellular Shades provide levels of convenience, ease of use and insulation – more so than just about any other kind of pre-manufactured shade on the market. While it’s also true that these shades are prone to experiencing a rip or tear now and then, repairing them is much preferred to throwing them away and buying a new set. All it takes is some patience and skills to make this DIY project a success, as described by SFGate.com: First, carefully hang the ripped honeycomb shades and … [Read more...] about Repairing Tears on Honeycomb Shades