How To Easily Find And Eliminate Drafts In Your Home + Reader Giveaway

When you rent your home, you typically have a maintenance man who does the handy work on your property. If you own your own home, YOU are the handy man! When the utility bill seems higher than it should be, it can be tricky to pinpoint the cause.

How To Easily Find And Eliminate Drafts In Your Home

If you live in a cold climate like I do, this can be due to keeping your home warm when the temperatures outside dip down. Or is it? When I noticed cold spots in my home, I knew it was one of two reasons. Either I had ghosts in my house or drafts! If you have a ghost, you need to call Ghostbusters! If you have a draft, you have to detect where it is coming from.

 

Most folks would hire a contractor to do an energy efficiency audit. This can cost upwards of $300 to $500. I can think of so many other things to do with that kind of money! Like a vacation or that new bedroom set I have my eye on! Also, a contractor comes when he has a spot in his schedule, which may not fit into yours. A more convenient and cost efficient solution is BlindSpotz™.

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I LOVE this DIY home efficiency testing option for my home. BlindSpotz is simple to use, affordable and the results are easy to see and almost immediate! BlindSpotz™ are removable home sensors that can detect, diagnose and fix cold spots in your home. Some of the areas to use the BlindSpotz that probably come to mind are your windows and doors.

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What about those areas that are not as common? These include electrical outlets, crawl spaces and attics, cabinets and closets. When you apply the BlindSpotz, the temperature is recorded. As more colors appear on the removable sensor, the bigger the cold issue. If you see 50˚ F or 55˚ F, you have a serious cold issue that needs to be fixed ASAP.

Next, you take photos of the sensors that record those low, low temperatures. Then you send the photos to the folks at BlindSpotz. They will supply your with a variety of solutions to fix your energy problems. You will also receive a coupon to use at participating retailers and contractors. See how to use the BlindSpotz here:

Isn’t that easy? Be sure to follow BlindSpotz on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. Order your BlindSpotz HERE!

Reader Giveaway: How would you like to use the BlindSpotz system for your home? We are giving away 3 packages of BlindSpotz to 3 different winners. (Please note if you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again.) To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59pm ET on 3/1/18. Good luck!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Review Wire Media for BlindSpotz.

How To Easily Find And Eliminate Drafts In Your Home

Get a FREE Water Bottle When You Buy Special K Products!

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A new year is about to start and that means it’s time to start thinking about plans and goals for 2018! While there’s no need to make resolutions, per se, it never hurts to take some time to evaluate things we could have done better in 2017 and think about easy ways to make some changes to have a happier and healthier new year. Thinking about what we eat is a great place to start!

Diets are out, confidence is in! With Kellogg Special K® food and snacks, it’s easier than ever to juggle work, parenthood, and personal time, giving you fuel for your on-the-go lifestyle. From Special K’s Protein line of bars, bites, and cereals, to their Nourish line of wholesome ingredients, you can feel confident giving your body what it needs, when it needs it. You have a choice in what you eat, so however you eat it, own it!

Savings alert! From 12/31/17 to 1/6/18, select Special K Bars and Cereals are 2 for $4 at Target! Take advantage of this awesome deal to try delicious varieties, like the Special K Nourish Coconut Cranberry Almond cereal. Who can say no to that? Plus, when you purchase any combination of three participating Special K products between 11/1/17 and 6/1/18, you can get a free water bottle with an empowerment message on it through Kellogg Family Rewards! Learn about the details here!

To find out more about Kellogg Family Rewards, check them out here! And don’t forget to follow Special K socially on Facebook and Instagram  for more inspiration on how you can Own It this year!

Save on Tylenol PM at Walgreens

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TYLENOL® is collaborating with Walgreens to help treat consumers that are experiencing sleepless nights. Pain is an added layer of complexity to sleepless nights and TYLENOL® PM relieves those minor aches and pains while helping you fall asleep.

With daylight savings on November 5, days are shorter, which means making the most of the day is ever important. With fewer hours of daylight upon us, a good night’s sleep is as important as ever. We do not want to waste the daylight hours because of a bad night’s sleep caused by pain.

From 11/5 to 11/11 head into Walgreens and pick up TYLENOL® PM 100 Count for $11.99 ($1.50 off with Walgreens card) for a better night sleep with pain relief. Then you’ll be able to make the most of your day!

TYLENOL® PM contains a pain reliever and nighttime sleep aid. ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017 The third party trademarks used herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

Get Organized for Fall

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Are you looking to get organized during this busy time of year? Are you looking to have everything in place and ready before the fall festivities kick in? Do you have plans to get your meals prepped and planned before the holidays? Are you looking for a way to preserve your traditional recipes or create a budget for your seasonal shopping? If you need a little extra help getting your fall plans finished, check out this great deal at Walmart on the Scotch™ Thermal Laminator.

The Scotch™ Thermal Laminator is on rollback during the months of October to December for only $17.88! Laminators are typically priced at $19.97 so this is the time to buy!

I know how important it is to save money when you’re getting organized for the fall, so be sure to check out this great deal at Walmart!

Show Off Your Favorite Photos On Your Amazon Fire TV + Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Vacation photos, school photos, birthday photos – you’ve got a million photos stored somewhere, right? Whether you’re showing photos off to guests or just browsing your own archives, now it’s even easier to do so on your Amazon Fire TV – just ask Alexa!

Now, you can relax on your living room couch and flip through your photos and personal videos on the biggest screen in your home using your Alexa Voice Remote. (Please note: This launch is only in the United States.) We just received an Amazon Fire TV Stick and I’m super excited to try it for myself. I’ll share with you later once I have had some time to use it, but in the meantime, I’ll tell you what I know already!

Here’s how it works: Amazon.com customers can view and search for their photos and photo albums with the Alexa Voice Remote and the Prime Photos app on their Fire TV. Prime members can also search for people, places, and things, with phrases like “show photos of dogs,” “show photos of Wyoming,” or “show photos of Jane.”

Not only can you see your photos, you’ll also be able to play a slideshow of your albums, if you so choose.

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With Prime Photos, all US Amazon customers receive 5 GB free digital storage for photos, videos, and files. Plus, if you’re a Prime member, you automatically get unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos and 5 GB digital storage for videos and files.

This also helps solve the problem of where to actually keep all of those photos! Prime Photos helps keep your photos right at your fingertips, wherever you are. Keep your photos safe while you free up space on your devices when you store your photos online with the free Prime Photos apps.

This voice-activated program is a great addition to what you can already do with Prime Photos on your Fire TV. Check out more ways to use the Prime Photos Fire TV app here (hint: you can even change your screensaver!).

Intrigued? Here’s a fun video that gives you an idea of the experience:

 

 

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