St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on March 17th to honor St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It became an official feast day in the Catholic Church in the early 17th century and has since evolved from a religious holiday to a global celebration of Irish culture and heritage. The holiday is marked by parades, parties, and events featuring traditional Irish music, dance, and food. Today, people of all nationalities come together to celebrate the Irish culture and to honor St. Patrick.
But, it seems to be mostly about the parties these days. 🙂
Here are a few fun facts about March:
- March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
- March is named after the Roman god of war, Mars.
- March is the first month of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the first month of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
- March is Women’s History Month in the United States.
- March is National Nutrition Month in the United States.
- The zodiac signs for March are Pisces (February 19 – March 20) and Aries (March 21 – April 19).
- The birthstones for March are aquamarine and bloodstone.
- March is the only month with three consecutive consonants in the English language.
- March is known for the arrival of the first robins, which are a symbol of spring in many parts of the world.
- March is also the month of St. Patrick’s Day, a popular holiday celebrated in Ireland and around the world.
As we move into March, it’s a good time to focus on preparing your home for any potential issues that may arise. Here are a few tasks you can do this month to keep your AC/heating system running smoothly:
- Check and update your emergency preparedness plan in case of power outages or other issues that may affect your AC/heating system. Make sure you have backup plans in place for keeping your home comfortable in the event of an unexpected problem.
- Check the weatherstripping around your windows and doors to ensure that they are sealing properly. Good sealing helps to keep the warm or cool air inside your home and can also help reduce energy bills.
- Inspect your home’s insulation to ensure that it is sufficient and in good condition. Proper insulation can help keep your home comfortable and energy efficient.
- Spring checkup time for your AC/Heating system. Call to setup an appointment for this important maintenance.
By taking care of these tasks in March, you can help ensure that your AC/heating system is prepared for any potential issues and that your home is energy efficient. Don’t forget to also check the rest of your home’s maintenance schedule to make sure you’re keeping up with all of the necessary tasks.