HMS Weather

Making Sense of Your Bedding Options

December 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

When it comes to choosing bedding, your options can certainly seem more complicated than necessary. After all, you’re just looking for a combination of sheets, pillows and blankets, right (some have slightly fancier names, of course)?

Modern bedding calls for a number of different components. The basic ones that come in bedding collections generally consist of a comforter, sham, fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillow cases. Of course you can always add and subtract to this as you see fit.

The major thing you need to take into consideration when choosing your bedding is the size of the actual components involved. You don’t want spend all that time and money picking out bedding only to find you bought too big or small.

You’ll no doubt want to take style into consideration as well. Few people decorate around their bedding, so more than likely, you’ll want to find bedding that matches your room’s style. Depending on how unique your look is, you may have to settle for simply getting the color right.

In terms of the brand, it’s always fashionable to have designer bedding. However, this can also be rather expensive. Shop around and look for an equally comfortable option that’s far more affordable. Or you can be sneaky an buy designer comforters and pillow cases, then purchase the more affordable options for everything else.


Article submitted by BeddingStyle. The website is dedicated to all things bedding and carry name brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, Vera Wang and Laura Ashley Bedding.

The Modern Miracle of Heated Floors

December 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

With winter finally here, most of us are spending our days trying to find ways to stay warm. Sadly, sometimes the inside of our own homes don’t feel up to the task. We walk around with extra layers and two pairs of socks just waiting for the first thaw to arrive. Fortunately, many of us have had our dreams answered, No, spring’s not coming early this year. However, we can now have a heated tile floor inside our own home. Continue reading to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

The system works just how it sounds. It essentially works to provide heat under your floors which then comes through, keeping your feet warm with every step. Heat rises, so our feet are often the coldest parts of our bodies. But imagine no longer needing to wear slippers while you walk around your home. In fact, you could even do it barefoot.

Electric radiant floor heat is the most favored method for achieving this result, though others exist. Radiant heat works by warming metal coils beneath the floor with electricity. The great benefit about using radiant floor heating is that it can be easily installed by you. This saves thousands of dollars on hiring someone else to handle the process for you.

While there’s not much we can do about winter being here, thankfully there’s plenty we can do about how we deal with it. Heated floors are the answer we’ve all been waiting for.


Article submitted by EZ Floor Heat. The company is helping to popularize Electric Heated Floors by selling products that make it easy to install.

Commercial Garages Deserve Roll Up Doors

December 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re in the market for a garage door you have a lot of options these days. This is especially true when it comes to Los Angeles garage doors as the city has a much wider variety of styles. Though there’s plenty to choose from, that doesn’t mean they’ll all be right for your home. Continue reading to discover what your best options are.

If you have a commercial building, you can’t go wrong with commercial roll up doors. They’re ideal for a number of reasons. For one thing, they can me bade out of high-quality metal that will protect your property from the elements as well as potential intruders. The door’s unique roll up feature makes sure it stays flush like a wall whenever it’s closed, so you’re never losing room unnecessarily due to a bulky door.

One nice feature about a commercial roll up is that you can put a vinyl screen over it. This way, when you open the door, the screen stays put and you’re able to get some air circulation into the facility without worrying about bugs getting in or other vermin. This is especially beneficial if you have employees inside working. The air circulation will work to cool them down nicely.

Though you have a number of doors to choose from, you can’t do better than the roll up version if you own a commercial garage.


Article submitted by Main Garage Doors. The company offers traditional garage doors as well as more stylish options like glass garage doors.

Alternatives to Traditional Fan Coils

December 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Traditional air conditioning was certainly successful in its time. In fact, for a long time, it was certainly the best option available. The problem is that’s simply no longer the case in many instances. Modern living has offered too many luxuries that simply make the old was superfluous. Keep reading to find out more.

One reason why the typical home-based air conditioning system is dying out is because it’s simply not cost effective. How often does a home need every room cooled? Not that often, when you think about it. For this reason, many are turning to portable cooling alternatives. You simply introduced the machine to the room that needs cooling and it handles the rest.

The great thing about this system is it’s so cost effective. Use it until your room is cool and then turn it off for a while, if you like. Because it only cools the rooms you need, you’re not wasting money on every other room in the house.

For those who are looking to make the transition, there are rental portable air conditioner systems available to test them out. Another benefit is that these units can actually be moved outside. If you have a patio you’d like to enjoy more often, pull the unit out there, sit back and relax. You can enjoy the beautiful weather on your terms.


Article submitted by movincool. The company offers a portable air conditioner that works far better than traditional systems for keeping any area of your home cool, even the outside.