Published in “August 2017”

Who Loves Cake? Learning to Use an Electric Beater – Cooking with Kids, Part 7

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, an [...]

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How to Shop for Central Air Conditioning | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Shop for Central Air Conditioning

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 There are one or two things the homeowner would like to change, such as an outdated bathtub for a new walk-in shower or updating the look of their kitchen.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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How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall

Welcome to the How Do I Do This? series from Bounce Energy. Each month, we’ll dive into what you need to know to shop for, install, or repair those things in your home to keep your life affordable and convenient. Plus, you’ll (hopefully) learn some useful tips for other [...]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids Prepared to Go Back to School | Bounce Energy Blog

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Prepared to Go Back to School

Getting prepared to send the kids back to school is both a mental and physical exercise. On one end you have all the things you need to buy: new outfits, supplies, backpacks, sports equipment and so forth. On the other end is the mental preparation you need to go through wit [...]

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Communicate Like the Pioneers - Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 8 | Bounce Energy Blog

Communicate Like the Pioneers – Pioneer Life in the 21st Century, Part 8

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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How to Clean Your Living Room Using Green Cleaning Methods | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Clean Your Living Room Using Green Cleaning Methods

Welcome to Green Cleaning Solutions from Bounce Energy! In this series, we will share our best practices,  favorite tips, and homegrown cleaning recipes – all designed to keep your home clean using environmentally friendly products and methods. We’ll help you skip the [...]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: Build Your Own Light Bulb

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 be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a [...]

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Exploring Renewable Energy Technology - Shifting Stats and Shifting Expectations | Bounce Energy Blog

Exploring Renewable Energy Technology – Shifting Stats and Shifting Expectations

Welcome to Exploring Renewable Energy Technology from Bounce Energy! Because the ERCOT portion of Texas can be thought of as a “walled garden,” renewable energy sources in Texas now make up a significant portion of the energy supply mix. It’s also a dynamic technology [...]

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Attention, Savers: Take advantage of Texas' Tax-Free Weekend | Bounce Energy Blog

Attention, Savers: Take Advantage of Texas’ Tax-Free Weekend

Mark your calendar for the weekend of Aug. 11-13, and do your warm-ups, because it’s time to do some back-to-school power shopping! According to the Texas Comptroller's Office, the sales tax holiday applies to anyone who shops over these four days in the great state [...]

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How to Get Organized for Back to School | Bounce Energy Blog

How to Get Organized for Back to School

Even if they're too cool to admit it, kids love back-to school season. It's an exciting time full of new friends and new stuff. However, it's also a time that can wreak havoc on your wallet and stress level. Before the frenzy of back to school kicks into gear,  Take advanta [...]

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