Tuesday, December 11, 2018 / by Anna Eckstein
Many homeowners wait until their water heater fails before shopping for a replacement. Because they are in a hurry to regain their hot water supply, they are often unable to take the time to shop for the most energy-efficient unit for their specific needs. This is unfortunate, because the cost of purchasing and operating a water heater can vary greatly, depending on the type, brand, and model selected and on the quality of the installation.
To avoid this scenario, you might want to do some research now--before you are faced with an emergency purchase. Familiarize yourself today with the options that will allow you to make an informed decision when the need to buy a new water heater arises.
Types of Water Heaters Available
Within the last few years, a variety of water heaters have become available to consumers. The following types of water heaters are now on the market: conventional storage, demand, heat pump, tankless coil, indirect, and solar. It is also possible to purch ...
Friday, December 7, 2018 / by Anna Eckstein
Naples has made the list of "America's 100 Best Places to Retire" -- for the fifth time.
For the first year, Cape Coral has joined the list too.
They are among 18 Florida communities including Punta Gonda, to get a mention in the just released 2018 edition of the popular guidebook, "America's 100 Best Places to Retire."
The book is available at WhereToRetire.com and Amazon. According to a news release, the editors of Where to Retire magazine ranked 800 U.S. towns after 11 months of research and 670 interviews of retirees.
The final selection represents 36 states. The chosen communities vary in size, climate, amenities and lifestyle, and each falls into one of 10 categories that focus on defining feature, such as beaches, mountains, low costs, four seasons and appealing downtowns.
"It looks like y'all are doing many good things," said Annette Fuller, editor of Where to Retire magazine and the book.
Fuller said that Cape Coral's Southwest 47th Terrace amenities ...