Augmenting Your Home's Heating System
2 August 2015
Most modern homes are built with some kind of central heating unit, but the cost to operate an HVAC system can sometimes be excessive. As a result, it can be in your best interest financially to find low cost ways of augmenting or supplementing your central heat source. Some of the easiest options to implement are a bit low-tech, and will turn your efforts into savings.
Fireplaces and Freestanding Stoves
Better Wiring for a Technology-Loving Household
16 July 2015
Technology is great, and there's no shortage of consumer electronics to grab for tinkering and general fun. Unfortunately, if your home's electrical layout isn't efficient, you may be dealing with a lot of blackouts and wire burning that can ruin the fun and even lead to dangerous situations. Before plugging up as many devices as you can, consider turning your technology love to your house's electrical grid to keep everything running smoothly.
Choosing The Right Type Of Air Conditioner
30 June 2015
If you don't have air conditioning and your house is too hot or you have an old air conditioner that's starting to give out, there's a good chance you've already been thinking about getting a new air conditioner this year. But did you know that there are actually several different types of air conditioners? Here are the most common ones and when it's best to choose them.
Portable Air Conditioners
Four Things You Will Want to Know about DIY Metal Roofing for Your Home
17 June 2015
If you need to have a new roof installed on your home, doing it yourself with metal roofing can be a fun and rewarding project. Metal roofing is also durable and can last longer than many other roofing materials when installed correctly. Before you start a metal roofing DIY project, you may want to know a few things about metal roofs. Here are some things that you will want to know before you install your own metal roofing.