The change of seasons in the Midwest is always a welcome transition as the high humidity of August gives way to the cool nights and dewey mornings of autumn. This change of the seasons also brings about a time to reassess our energy usage and make some changes of our own around our homes, farms and businesses.
In the summertime, the heat goes up, the AC gets turned down, the kids hit the pool, and it's time to kick back and relax by the barbeque. Summertime in the Midwest is a glorious time. But it's also important to remember that this season brings along a host of changes for your home, business, or farm's electrical needs that you need to be on the lookout for.
Dual-sensing smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are important for the safety of your home and your family, and both devices are now legally required in all Iowa residential dwellings. These products keep you safe in emergencies, but only if they’re in working condition.
Make sure that the detectors you have in place are not only present, but functioning with our top tips for checking your detectors this spring.