You might be leaving home for a vacation. Or perhaps you are a snowbird, leaving your house vacant for the months of winter and your place in the sun empty over the summer.
Many of us know how important it is to be prepared for a winter power outage. Heavy snow, sleet, ice and wind can wreak havoc on power lines.
When temperatures go up, often so does air conditioning usage. But A/C can use a lot of electricity, which may be expensive.