Published in “June 2017”

Fun Outdoor Venues in Texas | Bounce Energy Blog

Fun Outdoor Venues in Texas

We work hard to beat the heat here in Texas, but one advantage to living in a state where the snow doesn’t fall means that year round, we can enjoy entertainment at outdoor venues. From family outdoor theatre, to live music by local and international artists at world clas [...]

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How Do I Control My Home’s Rain Runoff? | Bounce Energy Blog

How Do I Control My Home’s Rain Runoff?

While most homeowners love their homes, not every home is perfect. There are one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen. And then there’s occasional “uh-oh” of the une [...]

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6 Fun Craft Projects to Do with Your Kids | Bounce Energy Blog

6 Fun Craft Projects to Do with Your Kids

It’s summertime, and crafting with your kids is a great way to spend a summer afternoon inside the cool AC, when the temps are too high to get out in the sun and hit the pool! Using a few supplies that you may already have inside the craft or kitchen cupboard, we share id [...]

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How to Lower Your Summer Electricity Bill | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Lower Your Summer Electricity Bill

To escape the heat of Texas summers, we use our air conditioners a lot.  When your AC runs almost constantly to keep up with the long stretches of 90-plus degree heat (and high humidity), saving energy may seem like a tall order. You can reduce your electric bill by [...]

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Learning to Use a Knife - Cooking with Kids, Part 5 | Bounce Energy Blog

Learning to Use a Knife – Cooking with Kids, Part 5

Welcome to Cooking with Kids from Bounce Energy! Think of the kitchen as a science lab or a living classroom. It contains so many elements that can provide hands-on learning opportunities for your kids – measuring, learning temperature, time, chemistry, fermentation, and [...]

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How to Retrieve Items Lost Down the Drain | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Get a Ring Out of the Drain

  How to Retrieve Items Lost Down the Drain Losing a ring down a drain can be a painful blend of embarrassment and frustration.  It's an ancient plot device for a TV situation comedy: the soon-to-be bride loses her expensive engagement ring down the drain b [...]

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Easy and Green Ways to Clean Your Grill | Bounce Energy Blog

Easy and Green Ways to Clean Your Grill

After months of sitting dormant in a garage or beneath the deck, your grill can end up doing a lot of work during the summer months. And though you might have put it away clean — or relatively clean — it doesn’t take much more than a couple weekends of sizzling well-fo [...]

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Using Leftovers - Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 6 | Bounce Energy Blog

Using Leftovers – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 6

Pioneer times were tough, and we would never suggest life without modern plumbing, refrigeration, or electricity! But with the fast pace of modern life, some folks have decided to learn skills from bygone eras. This includes purchasing local products made closer to hom [...]

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Maintenance Tips for Your First Home | Bounce Energy Blog

Maintenance Tips for Your First Home

Buying your first home is exciting. It's a great investment and unlike an apartment, you can finally do what you want to the place. But when something breaks, it’s no longer Mr. Landlord to the rescue. It’s all on you to get it fixed and functioning again. But don� [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: Build a Wind Turbine | Bounce Energy Blog

Fun with Less Kilowatts: Build a Wind Turbine

[caption id="attachment_23155" align="alignright" width="225"] Yes! It actually does generate electricity![/caption] Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can [...]

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