If your central air-conditioning unit seems under the weather — either shutting itself off or leaving puddles of water underneath the unit — it could be time to replace your condensate pump.
2014 and Beyond: Sustainable Outdoor Design Trends that Can Truly Make a Difference
Look for new perspectives and technologies that will make it possible for homeowners to drastically reduce home energy consumption and circumvent storm water run-off, a major pollutant of our nation’s water supply.
Kitchen Range Hoods: Meeting the Needs of the Modern Kitchen
The latest options in custom, semi-custom and designer hoods are promoting the range hood from forgotten appliance to kitchen centerpiece.
Improvements in technology give homeowners beautiful design options, increased energy efficiency and the ability to add a fireplace virtually anywhere—even if you don’t have a chimney.
Home Heat: Gas, Oil or Propane?
Homeowners in the market for a new heating appliance may also want to consider changing fuels. The right heating fuel for a home depends on a number of factors, including regional considerations, market prices and conversion costs.
Radiant Heating Systems
By adding a layer of electric or hydronic heat, you can keep both your home toasty and your driveway snow-free.
Save Money on Heating Fuel this Winter
Comparing purchasing and payment plans as well as talking to fuel providers can help you save on heating costs. Here are some ways to get started.
While a roaring fire sounds romantic, the reality is that many conventional fireplaces are often closed off and unused. Homeowners have found they are inefficient and a source of drafts and pollution. However, with today’s inserts, the interest in fireplaces can be rekindled.
Under-Roof and Attic Insulation
The insulating barrier under the roof protects against heat loss and air infiltration. Deciding which type of insulation to use depends on where you live and the space you’re insulating.
Disposing of Fuel and Water Tanks
Old tanks may have chemical residues, explosive vapors, or known pollutants that must be managed before they can be removed or thrown away.