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Notice a spike in your electricity bill? This could be why.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The next time you get your electricity bill, don’t be surprised if it’s a little higher. JEA spokesperson Simone Garvey-Ewan says paying more to use electricity is expected during the time of year when temperatures drop. “When you adjust it by more than two degrees, your HVAC system works a lot harder and that caused more energy use and that causes a higher bill,” Garvey-Ewan said. But she said there are also heat strips inside the heating system, which are like coils on an electric stove. So as long as they run, your electricity bill continues to rise.
Jacksonville firefighters respond to house for fire 3 times in 2 days
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A state fire marshal has been called to investigate what caused a house in Arlington to catch fire three times over the last two days. Jacksonville firefighters first responded to the home on Aletha Drive before 2 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters determined the fire started in a crawl space area underneath the home Wednesday morning. They were able to put the flames out quickly during their initial call but returned before 6 a.m. when the fire reignited. Thursday morning around 5:30, firefighters returned a third time when flames were seen in the back of the home and along the ridgeline.
Record early vote leads to tranquil Election Day at polls
About 103 million votes were cast before Election Day, an early voting push prompted by the pandemic. Every Election Day comes with problems as millions of people try to cast ballots simultaneously in 50 states. Those who did vote on Election Day included some who wanted to vote by mail but waited too long to request a ballot or didn’t receive their ballots in time. Anthony Medina, of Phoenix, who turned 18 four months ago, accompanied his cousin, who turned 18 on Election Day, to the polls Tuesday. “Given the difficulty election officials faced with Congress not giving them enough money, with all the disinformation and political fights — yes, I think today was an astounding success on all fronts,” McReynolds said.
Ready to tackle home improvement projects now that you finally have some time? 5 tips
More time at home has turned into more of an opportunity to do various home improvement projects, although that sometimes can be dangerous. Scott Frankel, co-president of Frankel Building Group in Texas, offered five tips for those who are currently attempting or about to start home renovation projects while quarantined. They aren’t things that are going to necessarily wow your neighbor, but they need to be done.”Don’t bring in outside workers. It’s a real easy way to throw your back out or slip off of a ladder.”Clean out items you don’t need anymore. “When you go to a professional and you say that this is what you want to do, your ideas are organized,” Frankel said.
A triple dose
This great addition to your home can add beauty and energy efficiency all at the same time. Awnings reduce the amount of heat generated on the outside of your home by blocking the sunlight. According to Getwithgreen.com, recent study found that "window awnings can reduce household cooling energy by as much as 26 percent in hot climates". Make sure this company will offer an "Estimate and Visit at no charge". The awning company will also need to do a "Final Measurement" to ensure a perfect fit.