Family-owned Romark AC & Plumbing recommends that West Palm Beach residents follow these summertime tips while they are away on vacation.
For most people, summertime is a time to relax with family and take that summer vacation. When you leave your home for any length time, you want to have some peace of mind that there will be no disasters to deal with. Disasters such as a flooded bathroom or an unexpected fire can be prevented by taking a few simple steps such as the following:
- Unplug all appliances: This will allow you to save money on your electric bill and reduce the risk of a fire. Unplug all electronics like the TV, stereo and computers and major appliances like the stove, microwave, washing machine, and dryer. If your water heater has a setting called vacation mode, then turn it on to save energy.
- Program the thermostat: Set the temperature so it’s higher than the normal comfort level while you’re away but still safe for pets and plants. You can set the air conditioning to return to normal a few hours before you expect to arrive home. With a smart thermostat, you can even dial in the timing with remote Continue reading