Winter Home Tips
Ah, winter. The time to snuggle up with something hot to drink, a warm blanket, and your favorite book or movie. You can make this cozy time even better with a few adjustments to prime your home for cooler temperatures.
Use a Humidifier
New homeowners in Southern New Mexico know that the warm, desert climate in towns like Alamogordo and Las Cruces guarantees good weather nearly year-round. The winters, while mild, can be chilly and dry. Using a humidifier in your home is a great way to help relieve dry eyes, itchy nose and skin
Reverse Your Ceiling Fans
Changing the direction of your ceiling fans to clockwise pulls cool air up to your ceiling. This, in turn, pushes warm air that has gathered back down to the living areas of your home. French Brothers new homes in Hobbs, New Mexico are all built with energy efficiency in mind, and this simple trick can save you even more money!
Check Your Batteries
As the days get colder, you will need to turn your heat on more often, or use your fireplace. This is the perfect time to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors.